La Fayette, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 7,198 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 3,243  (45.1%)
Females: 3,955  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30728.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,612 (it was $23,093 in 2000)
La Fayette:

$30,612
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,996 (it was $12,967 in 2000)

La Fayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,914 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
La Fayette:

$89,914
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,220; detached houses: $120,546

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Fayette: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in La Fayette, GA (2010)
    • 6,22587.4%White alone
    • 5277.4%Black alone
    • 1472.1%Hispanic
    • 1211.7%Two or more races
    • 630.9%Asian alone
    • 240.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 40.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in La Fayette, Georgia as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Fayette is 1,820 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

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.2)
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)
4
(58.1)
3
(43.4)
3
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.2)
3
(41.8)
4
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(28.6)
10
(145.3)
3
(43.4)
10
(131.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.3)
1
(13.9)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(200.3)
21
(305.1)
32
(463.0)
27
(353.8)
35
(475.2)
15
(212.4)
11
(155.8)
9
(125.3)
12
(167.0)
11
(152.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(844.3)
74
(1,075)
51
(738.0)
82
(1,074)
64
(868.9)
54
(764.7)
57
(807.1)
64
(891.0)
24
(334.0)
23
(319.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
324
(4,637)
319
(4,634)
323
(4,674)
284
(3,721)
373
(5,064)
343
(4,857)
291
(4,121)
313
(4,358)
251
(3,493)
299
(4,147)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(200.3)
21
(305.1)
18
(260.5)
13
(170.3)
4
(54.3)
14
(198.2)
7
(99.1)
11
(153.1)
11
(153.1)
5
(69.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A1
(13.1)
13
(176.5)
N/A1
(14.2)
2
(27.8)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)309.2436.1399.8431.6362.7317.5280.2311.6261.7224.3

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City-data.com crime index in La Fayette, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (48.8%), Irish (8.3%), English (6.2%), Scottish (4.3%), German (2.4%), Swiss (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 8.09 square miles.

Population density: 889 people per square mile   (low).

La Fayette, Georgia map

288 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,185 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $721 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (23.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (82.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (510.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kensington, GA (2.5 miles ),
Rock Spring, GA (2.7 miles ),
Villanow, GA (3.1 miles ),
Chickamauga, GA (3.4 miles ),
Trion, GA (3.4 miles ),
Westside, GA (3.9 miles ),
Chattanooga Valley, GA (3.9 miles ),
Fairyland, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.71 N, Longitude: 85.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +918 (+12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 920 (33.9%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in La Fayette, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Fayette, GA in 2017
La Fayette satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $89,700
Number of permits per 10,000 La Fayette, GA residents
Average permit cost in La Fayette, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in La Fayette, GA
Historical housing units in La Fayette, GA
Most common industries in La Fayette, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (18.9%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (20.5%)
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (16.9%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in La Fayette, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)

Average climate in La Fayette, Georgia

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

La Fayette-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the La Fayette city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 24.7 miles away from La Fayette center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from La Fayette 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 144.6 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 169.9 miles away from La Fayette center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.0 miles away from La Fayette center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walker County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Fayette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Fayette:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE AT SHEPHERD HILLS (800 PATTERSON RD)
  • SHEPHERD HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER (800 PATTERSON RD)
  • DCI LAFAYETTE (614 PATTERSON ROAD)

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

  • Dalton State College (about 17 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 24 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 27 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 28 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Berry College (about 30 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 35 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 38 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)

Public high school in La Fayette:

Public elementary/middle schools in La Fayette:

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Notable locations in La Fayette: Walker County Emergency Services Stations 11 and 21 Linwood (A), Walker County Courthouse (B), LaFayette-Walker County Library (C), LaFayette Municipal Building (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: LaFayette Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in La Fayette include: LaFayette Church of Christ (A), Harmony Church (B), Friendship Church (C), First Church of God (D), First Baptist Church (E), Ridgeview Church (F), New Harvest Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: LaFayette Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilson Ponds (A), LaFayette City Reservoir (B), Lafayette Water Supply Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arnold Branch (A), Stanfield Branch (B), Town Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in La Fayette: Lowell Green Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Executive Inn (1209 North Main Street).

Court: Henry F Bryant Jr Judge (103 South Duke).

Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in La Fayette in 2010:

  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 201 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in La Fayette in 2000:

  • 215 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in La Fayette (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Walker Branch at 201 West Patton Street, branch established on 1972/11/16. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Gateway Bank & Trust: Lafayette Branch at 2329 N. Main St, branch established on 2007/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.1 mil, Deposits: $225.4 mil, headquarters in Ringgold, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Bancshares, Inc.
  • Northwest Georgia Bank: Wal-Mart Super Center #2988 Branch at 2625 N. Highway 27, branch established on 2000/10/11. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $523.8 mil, Deposits: $427.4 mil, headquarters in Ringgold, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: N W Services Corporation
  • The Bank of La Fayette, Georgia: The Bank Of La Fayette, Georgia at 101 West Patton Street, branch established on 1899/07/18. Info updated 2006/06/15: Bank assets: $225.6 mil, Deposits: $191.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lafayette Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in La Fayette:

Marital status in La Fayette, GA
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in La Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Georgia average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for La Fayette, GA (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,045109
Mainline Protestant2,94816
Black Protestant4744
Other4193
Catholic4101
None30,460-
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: 11
Walker County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Walker County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Walker County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Walker County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

28.4%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walker County:

12.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Fayette:

51.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
La Fayette:

29.1
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Fayette:

19.4%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Fayette:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
La Fayette:

36.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
La Fayette:

77.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Fayette, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 22$60,499$32,9990$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$83,669$45,6380$0
Parks and Recreation 18$46,349$30,8995$2,750
Financial Administration 12$38,777$38,7771$877
Streets and Highways 11$26,979$29,4320$0
Other and Unallocable 9$22,984$30,6450$0
Electric Power 9$29,484$39,3120$0
Gas Supply 7$18,839$32,2950$0
Solid Waste Management 7$15,398$26,3970$0
Firefighters 7$16,753$28,7195$374
Sewerage 5$15,593$37,4230$0
Police - Other 1$2,467$29,6040$0
Airports 1$1,931$23,1721$841
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 131$379,722$34,78412$4,842

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $895,000 ($124.34)
    Sewerage: $597,000 ($82.94)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,632,000 ($921.37)
    Gas Utilities: $2,212,000 ($307.31)
    Police Protection: $1,590,000 ($220.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,261,000 ($175.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,172,000 ($162.82)
    Sewerage: $840,000 ($116.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000 ($104.75)
    General - Other: $742,000 ($103.08)
    Financial Administration: $679,000 ($94.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $478,000 ($66.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $324,000 ($45.01)
    Central Staff Services: $227,000 ($31.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000 ($28.48)
    Air Transportation: $189,000 ($26.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($15.70)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($9.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($7.78)
    Health - Other: $45,000 ($6.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($14.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $100,000 ($13.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $509,000 ($70.71)
    Libraries: $61,000 ($8.47)
    Gas Utilities: $59,000 ($8.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($5.56)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($4.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,679,000 ($650.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($12.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,534,000 ($213.11)
    Other: $540,000 ($75.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $491,000 ($68.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($17.50)
    Air Transportation: $122,000 ($16.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($5.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $275,000 ($38.21)
    Other: $275,000 ($38.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $665,000 ($92.39)
    General Local Government Support: $527,000 ($73.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $343,000 ($47.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($11.25)
    Royalties: $23,000 ($3.20)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.11)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,449,000 ($1034.87)
    Gas Utilities: $2,727,000 ($378.86)
    Water Utilities: $2,301,000 ($319.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000 ($37.23)
    Highways: $44,000 ($6.11)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Tax - Property: $461,000 ($64.05)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $361,000 ($50.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $249,000 ($34.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000 ($19.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $122,000 ($16.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($3.20)
    Other License: $17,000 ($2.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,703,000 ($1348.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,479,000 ($1316.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,215,000 ($307.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,991,000 ($276.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,420,000 ($475.13)

7.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Georgia average:

9.49%

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 Catoosa County, GA  2.13% ($35,117 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, TN  1.85% ($33,008)
from Chattooga County, GA  0.46% ($30,021)


7.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Georgia average:

9.04%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Catoosa County, GA  2.09% ($33,083 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, TN  1.75% ($35,898)
to Chattooga County, GA  0.36% ($29,493)
Businesses in La Fayette, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
AutoZone1Subway1
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Curves1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Walmart1
Papa John's Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Fayette:

  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TRION, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Fayette:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around La Fayette:

  • W35AA (Channel 35; La FAYETTE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WLFW-LP (Channel 41; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUT-LP (Channel 21; SUMMERVILLE/TRION, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION/NGTV)
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
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 318ft / 96.8mTotal length
  • $19,758,000Total costs
  • 89,300Total average daily traffic
  • 2,391Total average daily truck traffic
  • 133,950Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Fayette, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Fayette, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 7304 E Hwy 136 (63423) (Lat: 34.686500 Lon: -85.194806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA289
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 801 Warthen St (Lat: 34.715833 Lon: -85.268333), Type: 119.4, Overall height: 117.6 m, Registrant: Radix Broadcasting Inc Dba , 746 La Fa-yette, Phone: (706) 638-3276

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Fayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in La Fayette)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$82,97718$64,10169$110,0735$31,17243$99,2571$34,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$106,4700$03$74,3631$8,5200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$80,6209$49,09925$102,9646$10,4102$31,4652$29,825
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$101,8602$75,98017$89,7260$01$83,8900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$99,5050$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.02 , 0207.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$106,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.02 , 0207.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Fayette, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Fayette, GA - Value

2003 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 57 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in La Fayette, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.1%), and Structure Fires (29.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Fayette, GA
    • 6248.1%Outside Fires
    • 3829.5%Structure Fires
    • 2620.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Fayette, GA
Most common first names in La Fayette, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20870.7 years
William18674.1 years
Mary15477.4 years
John13173.4 years
Robert10769.8 years
Charles7971.7 years
Thomas5573.8 years
Ruby5477.2 years
Annie5480.4 years
George5371.0 years
Most common last names in La Fayette, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9374.0 years
Brown7973.1 years
Jackson5468.8 years
Williams5077.3 years
Wallin4974.7 years
Harris4471.9 years
White4270.6 years
Jones4172.9 years
Johnson4073.3 years
Davis3472.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Fayette, GA
  • 58.8%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Fayette, GA
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


La Fayette compared to Georgia state average:

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

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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