La Fayette, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 2,944 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 1,227  (41.7%)
Females: 1,717  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36862.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,086 (it was $22,768 in 2000)
La Fayette:

$29,086
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,884 (it was $11,845 in 2000)

La Fayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,805 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
La Fayette:

$73,805
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,642; detached houses: $89,927; mobile homes: $79,701

Median gross rent in 2017: $542.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Fayette: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in La Fayette, AL (2017)
    • 1,85262.4%Black alone
    • 95232.1%White alone
    • 1474.9%Hispanic
    • 270.9%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Two or more races

Races in La Fayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in La Fayette, Alabama as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Fayette is 2,988 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in La Fayette by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(64.1)
2
(63.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
1
(32.7)
1
(33.2)
1
(35.0)
1
(34.8)
3
(99.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(96.2)
5
(159.7)
1
(32.7)
3
(99.6)
5
(174.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
2
(66.8)
1
(33.5)
1
(33.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(1,282)
39
(1,246)
41
(1,343)
25
(829.7)
28
(979.7)
26
(904.3)
31
(1,028)
21
(701.9)
14
(469.5)
21
(700.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(1,539)
29
(926.5)
37
(1,212)
37
(1,228)
47
(1,645)
11
(382.6)
33
(1,094)
27
(902.4)
15
(503.0)
15
(500.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(4,392)
101
(3,227)
117
(3,831)
128
(4,248)
125
(4,374)
103
(3,583)
132
(4,375)
70
(2,340)
48
(1,610)
65
(2,167)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(352.7)
15
(479.2)
6
(196.5)
9
(298.7)
7
(244.9)
6
(208.7)
7
(232.0)
4
(133.7)
7
(234.7)
2
(66.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)725.2682.7558.3502.2586.1395.5565.1327.9329.6277.1

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Crime rate in La Fayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.75
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (16.1%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.85 square miles.

Population density: 333 people per square mile   (very low).

La Fayette, Alabama map

37 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $263 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $258 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (39.0 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (63.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (628.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

White Plains, AL (2.5 miles ),
Penton, AL (2.9 miles ),
Five Points, AL (2.9 miles),
Fredonia, AL (3.0 miles),
Cusseta, AL (3.1 miles),
Huguley, AL (3.3 miles ),
Lanett, AL (3.5 miles ),
Milltown, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 85.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in La Fayette, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Fayette, AL in 2017
La Fayette satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in La Fayette, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (21.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (20.5%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (21.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in La Fayette, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (16.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in La Fayette, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Fayette-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the La Fayette city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from La Fayette center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from La Fayette center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from La Fayette center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from La Fayette center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Fayette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Fayette:

  • LAFAYETTE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • FMC CHAMBERS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • LAFAYETTE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - LANETT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANETT, AL)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • LANIER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • GEORGE H. LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; VALLEY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Fayette:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 19 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 22 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 37 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Tuskegee University (about 38 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Columbus State University (about 39 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • University of West Georgia (about 50 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 57 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)

Public high schools in La Fayette:

  • LAFAYETTE HIGH SCH (Students: 298, Location: 214 1ST AVE SE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHAMBERS CO CAREER TECH CTR (Location: AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in La Fayette:

  • CHAMBERS ACADEMY (Students: 171, Location: 15048 US HIGHWAY 431, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Fayette:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Fayette: Chambers County Courthouse (A), Lafayette City Hall (B), Lafayette Library (C), City of LaFayette Fire and Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Fayette include: Powells African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (A), Friendship Baptist Church (B), First Methodist Episcopal Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lafayette Cemetery (1), Handy Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Nolen Lake (A), W C Hines Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in La Fayette: Lafayette City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: James Still - Poet, Morris Finley - Basketball player, Mike Williams (tight end) - Football player.

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in La Fayette in 2000:

  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in La Fayette:

Marital status in La Fayette, AL
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in La Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Fayette
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Fayette, AL (based on Chambers County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,90362
Black Protestant5,78021
Mainline Protestant3,08033
Catholic2491
Other2392
None11,964-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chambers County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Chambers County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Chambers County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chambers County:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Fayette:

47.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
La Fayette:

30.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Fayette:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Fayette:

36.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
La Fayette:

50.6%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Fayette, AL Residents

La Fayette government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,596,000 ($1561.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,104,000 ($375.00)
    Police Protection: $881,000 ($299.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000 ($149.12)
    Water Utilities: $386,000 ($131.11)
    Sewerage: $304,000 ($103.26)
    Financial Administration: $272,000 ($92.39)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($64.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($46.88)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($29.21)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($9.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($3.74)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($25.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($10.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $18,000 ($6.11)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,078,000 ($705.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($21.74)

La Fayette government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $417,000 ($141.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($59.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $25,000 ($8.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($5.43)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,060,000 ($2058.42)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($190.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $161,000 ($54.69)
    Highways: $30,000 ($10.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $950,000 ($322.69)
    Property: $115,000 ($39.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $112,000 ($38.04)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $62,000 ($21.06)
    Public Utility License: $54,000 ($18.34)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $18,000 ($6.11)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($4.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($1.70)

La Fayette government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,000 ($55.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,000 ($35.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($20.04)

La Fayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000 ($45.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $531,000 ($180.37)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, AL  2.21% ($34,247 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  1.10% ($26,832)
from Randolph County, AL  0.39% ($28,370)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Fayette:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Fayette:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Fayette:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
La Fayette fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of La Fayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.4mTotal length
  • $13,993,000Total costs
  • 28,063Total average daily traffic
  • 2,233Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,625Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Fayette, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Fayette, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Daniel K Shoemaker, Veterans Parkway (Lat: 32.887500 Lon: -85.375000), Type: 80.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: James Cable, LLC, Scottm@netcommander.Com, , Bloom-field Hills, Phone: (248) 647-1080
  • Alexis Anderten, Veterans Parkway (Lat: 32.887500 Lon: -85.375000), Type: 80.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Charter Communications, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, , St Lo-uis, Phone: (303) 323-1423
  • Joseph M Tucker, Veterans Parkway (Lat: 32.887500 Lon: -85.375000), Type: 80.2, Structure height: 01017 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Charter Communications, LLC, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, , St Lo-uis, Phone: (303) 323-1423
  • Veterans Parkway (Lat: 32.887500 Lon: -85.375000), Type: 80.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: James Cable Partners LP, Bloom-field Hills, Phone: (248) 647-1080

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • LAFAYETTE, Us Hwy 431 North (Lat: 32.916528 Lon: -85.400750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Call Sign: WQWN510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Fayette, AL
  • 66.8%Electricity
  • 27.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Fayette, AL
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 16.3%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood


La Fayette compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

La Fayette on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #80 (36862) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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