Lafayette, Tennessee

Lafayette: Human settlement in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America

About

Lafayette is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,474 and a population density of 329 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,271 inhabitants.

Lafayette locator map
Location of Lafayette on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Lafayette

Population : 5,271 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Macon County
Postal code : 37083
Phone Area Codes : 615
Area : 13.59 km2
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 958 feet / 292 meters
Capital city : Lafayette is capital of Macon County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:02:47 (28th May 2024)
Density : 388 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.12% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Lafayette is located at 36°31'16"N 86°1'35"W (36.5211600, -86.0263700).

Lafayette map

Demographics

The population of Lafayette increased by 15.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,474 - census
2011 4,618 3.12% estimation process
2012 4,723 2.22% estimation process
2013 4,768 0.94% estimation process
2014 4,915 2.99% estimation process
2015 4,955 0.81% estimation process
2016 5,100 2.84% estimation process
2017 5,210 2.11% estimation process
2018 5,263 1.01% estimation process
2019 5,332 1.29% estimation process
2020 5,271 -1.16% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,158
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,601
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,262
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,601
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 21.7%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 96.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 316
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.4%

Lafayette zip code is 37083. County name: Macon, County fips: 47111

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $918
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $405
2015-2019 median gross rent : $531
2015-2019 Households : 2,316
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.12
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 20.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,454
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 58,655
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 177,048
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 90,959
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,535
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $35,495
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,893
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 641
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 460
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 596
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 58
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 539
2010 population per square mile : 1,930.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.90

People born in Lafayette (1)

James C. Kirby was born in Lafayette

Schools in Lafayette

College & universities near Lafayette, TN

Code Name City ZIP
220279 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville Hartsville (TN) 37074-2028

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lafayette, TN

Code Name Address Type
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS

Post offices near Lafayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lafay Post Office Lafayette (TN) 37083

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Other cities in Macon County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Macon County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Red Boiling Springs 1,124 City in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America
Oakdale 207 Human settlement in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest Tennessee cities