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Demographics

People

Total Population4,909
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens20.2%
Employed Population 16+1,956
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married46.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,608
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,474

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,922
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$528
Median House Value$106,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.2%
English12.4%
German7.7%
Irish7.5%
Dutch1.6%
Swedish1.5%
French Except Basque1%
Italian1%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.1%
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Lafayette Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes37083
Phone Area Codes615
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.52
Approximate Longitude-86.03

Lafayette Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLAFAYETTE
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches
StationCARTHAGE
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches
StationBARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carthage2,186$46,607
Gainesboro836$32,321
Gordonsville1,534$57,286
Red Boiling Springs1,602$19,614
Westmoreland2,091$52,375

Lafayette Public Libraries

Macon County Public Library
311 CHURCH STREET
Lafayette, Tennessee
(615) 666-4340

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Lafayette Hospitals

Macon County General Hospital
(Non-profit)
204 Medical Drive
(615) 666-2147

Lafayette Public Schools

Central Elementary
905 Sycamore St
ZIP: 37083
(615) 666-3265
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Fairlane Elementary
305 Fairlane Dr
ZIP: 37083
(615) 666-2970
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Lafayette Elementary School
401 Meador Dr
ZIP: 37083
(615) 666-8868
Middle
Total Enrollment 386
Macon County High School
2550 Days Rd
ZIP: 37083
(615) 666-4320
High
Total Enrollment 926
Macon County Junior High School
1003 Hwy 52 By Pass East, 52 By-pass East
ZIP: 37083
(615) 666-7545
Middle
Total Enrollment 665

Lafayette Private Schools

Lighthouse Academy
5576 Highway 52 W
ZIP: 37083
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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