La Follette, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 6,807 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 3,273  (48.1%)
Females: 3,534  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37766.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,322 (it was $18,370 in 2000)
La Follette:

$29,322
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,671 (it was $13,355 in 2000)

La Follette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $65,808 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
La Follette:

$65,808
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,014; detached houses: $107,058; mobile homes: $32,955

Median gross rent in 2017: $552.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Follette: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.1%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Follette, TN (2010)
    • 7,16796.1%White alone
    • 1161.6%Two or more races
    • 1091.5%Hispanic
    • 280.4%Black alone
    • 190.3%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in La Follette, Tennessee as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Follette is 172 to 1.


Crime rates in La Follette by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(36.4)
3
(36.3)
2
(24.4)
2
(24.4)
3
(36.5)
3
(37.1)
3
(39.9)
5
(66.8)
7
(96.5)
2
(27.8)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.3)
3
(43.5)
4
(59.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(84.9)
5
(60.5)
4
(48.7)
6
(73.2)
12
(146.0)
20
(247.5)
11
(146.2)
14
(187.1)
10
(137.8)
14
(194.4)
6
(85.0)
7
(100.3)
3
(43.5)
1
(14.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
92
(1,116)
60
(725.5)
53
(645.4)
73
(890.8)
82
(997.8)
54
(668.2)
46
(611.5)
50
(668.4)
35
(482.4)
56
(777.5)
35
(496.1)
47
(673.6)
49
(710.5)
20
(297.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
168
(2,039)
170
(2,056)
191
(2,326)
200
(2,441)
193
(2,349)
255
(3,155)
251
(3,336)
202
(2,700)
159
(2,191)
115
(1,597)
131
(1,857)
130
(1,863)
73
(1,058)
54
(803.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
278
(3,373)
265
(3,204)
393
(4,786)
370
(4,515)
461
(5,610)
460
(5,692)
444
(5,902)
424
(5,668)
389
(5,361)
325
(4,512)
268
(3,799)
318
(4,558)
209
(3,030)
208
(3,094)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(327.6)
38
(459.5)
42
(511.4)
34
(414.9)
32
(389.4)
37
(457.8)
18
(239.3)
17
(227.2)
20
(275.6)
17
(236.0)
15
(212.6)
29
(415.7)
26
(377.0)
23
(342.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.5)
3
(36.6)
5
(60.8)
2
(24.7)
2
(26.6)
5
(66.8)
2
(27.6)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)606.0501.1558.3628.7692.5722.7713.4677.2604.9547.1463.4522.3415.4348.7

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City-data.com crime index in La Follette, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (67.3%), English (6.1%), Irish (4.9%), German (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,395 people per square mile   (low).

La Follette, Tennessee map

45 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $489 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $468 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (29.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (116.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jacksboro, TN (2.1 miles ),
Caryville, TN (2.5 miles ),
Fincastle, TN (2.7 miles ),
Habersham, TN (2.8 miles ),
Lake City, TN (3.2 miles ),
Clinchmore, TN (3.4 miles ),
Elk Valley, TN (3.4 miles ),
Norris, TN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 84.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,530 (+35.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 921 (41.6%)

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in La Follette, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Follette, TN in 2017
La Follette satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,500
Number of permits per 10,000 La Follette, TN residents
Average permit cost in La Follette, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in La Follette, TN
Historical housing units in La Follette, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in La Follette, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in La Follette, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)

Average climate in La Follette, Tennessee

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La Follette, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

La Follette-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the La Follette city center .

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 39.3 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Follette-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 127.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from La Follette 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 251.5 miles away from La Follette center
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) earthquake occurred 155.2 miles away from La Follette center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 196.4 miles away from La Follette 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 Campbell County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Follette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Follette:

  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-LAFOLLETT MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 923 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Follette:

  • FMC LAFOLLETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND VILLAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • ST MARYS NORTH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • SUMMIT VIEW OF LAKE CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • NORRIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ANDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • SUNBELT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)

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

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 26 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 30 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 32 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 44 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Walters State Community College (about 50 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Somerset Community College (about 55 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Public elementary/middle school in La Follette:

Private elementary/middle school in La Follette:

  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF CAMPBELL COUNTY (Students: 104, Location: 2709 GENERAL CARL W STINER HWY, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in La Follette: La Follette Country Club (A), Lafollette Fire Department (B), Campbell County Rural Fire Service Station 1 Headquarters (C), Campbell County EMS (D), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Campbell County (E), Vital Care Transportation (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Woodsons Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in La Follette include: West Walden Church of God (A), La Follette United Methodist Church (B), La Follette Church of Christ (C), Indiana Avenue Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Independent Missionary Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), East La Follette Baptist Church (H), Charity Worship Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sharp Cemetery (1), De Lap Cemetery (2), Talley Cemetery (3), Laban Sharp Cemetery (4), Dugtown Cemetery (5), Burris Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Nest Family Entertainment (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 470 Oak Run Lane).

Court: Tennessee State Government - Human Services Department- Criminal Court J (241 Myers Lane).

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Follette and their reported violations in the past:

LA FOLLETTE UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 23,981, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between AUG-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between AUG-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009)
SPRINGS DOCK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Follette that have no violations reported:

  • SHANGHAI RESORT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAROLD BAIRD CNTR/CAMP GALILEE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
263 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in La Follette (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of the South: Jacksboro Branch at 2300 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 1976/04/01; Peoples Bank Of The South at 106 West Central Ave, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $152.3 mil, Deposits: $132.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Lafollette Branch at 106 South Tennessee Avenue, branch established on 1904/02/12; Mall Branch at 2205 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: La Follettee Branch at 2425 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Oneida: First National Bank Of Campbell Coun at 2410 Jackson Pike, branch established on 2007/09/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.3 mil, Deposits: $173.5 mil, headquarters in Oneida, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: Lafollette Branch at 244 E Central Ave, branch established on 1997/05/19. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • American Trust Bank of East Tennessee: La Follette Branch at 2025 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 2004/07/06. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $138.8 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in La Follette:

Marital status in La Follette, TN
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in La Follette:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for La Follette, TN (based on Campbell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,64156
Mainline Protestant1,2319
Black Protestant4813
Other3113
Catholic1901
None25,862-
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: 10
Campbell County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Campbell County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Campbell County:

13.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Campbell County:

15.7%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

63.8%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.1%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.9
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Follette:

17.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Follette:

8.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Follette:

7.4
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

68.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
La Follette:

83.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Follette, TN 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
Electric Power 77$355,317$55,3740$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$62,544$35,7399$7,337
Firefighters 21$59,954$34,2594$6,819
Water Supply 19$83,778$52,9120$0
Streets and Highways 13$36,395$33,5950$0
Other Government Administration 7$16,169$27,7180$0
Police - Other 7$18,466$31,6566$6,066
Parks and Recreation 6$14,599$29,1982$2,090
Sewerage 5$26,109$62,6620$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,702$30,8080$0
Financial Administration 3$10,389$41,5564$5,179
Other and Unallocable 1$4,252$51,0240$0
Local Libraries 1$3,099$37,1882$380
Health 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 185$701,007$45,47127$27,871

La Follette government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $5,067,000 ($744.38)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($78.01)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $82,789,000 ($12162.33)
    Water Utilities: $9,026,000 ($1325.99)
    Sewerage: $2,062,000 ($302.92)
    Police Protection: $1,847,000 ($271.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,346,000 ($197.74)
    Regular Highways: $818,000 ($120.17)
    General - Other: $809,000 ($118.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000 ($76.83)
    Central Staff Services: $268,000 ($39.37)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($30.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($23.80)
    Libraries: $88,000 ($12.93)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($12.05)
    Health - Other: $75,000 ($11.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000 ($9.84)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,169,000 ($465.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($8.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $1,526,000 ($224.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $467,000 ($68.61)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($51.86)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($30.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000 ($17.19)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($10.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($6.17)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.44)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,286,000 ($3273.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $344,000 ($50.54)

La Follette government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,102,000 ($308.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000 ($41.72)
    Other: $120,000 ($17.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($5.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $782,000 ($114.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $292,000 ($42.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($21.74)
    Rents: $66,000 ($9.70)
    Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($8.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($2.20)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $93,659,000 ($13759.22)
    Water Utilities: $11,034,000 ($1620.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $885,000 ($130.01)
    Other: $277,000 ($40.69)
    Highways: $208,000 ($30.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,945,000 ($285.74)
    Property: $1,667,000 ($244.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $300,000 ($44.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000 ($35.40)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.59)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($0.15)

La Follette government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,035,000 ($13520.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,251,000 ($13111.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000 ($1469.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,216,000 ($1060.09)

La Follette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,003,000 ($2350.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,913,000 ($721.76)

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Anderson County, TN  0.81% ($31,818 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.64% ($38,633)
from Claiborne County, TN  0.31% ($34,237)


4.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Anderson County, TN  1.08% ($34,553 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.75% ($46,196)
to Whitley County, KY  0.26% ($23,188)
Businesses in La Follette, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Follette:

  • WLAF (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: CAMPBELL COUNTY B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Follette:

  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around La Follette:

  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
La Follette fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of La Follette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.0mTotal length
  • $8,823,000Total costs
  • 161,940Total average daily traffic
  • 8,799Total average daily truck traffic
  • 257,184Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Follette, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Follette, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • William T Overbay, 708 Rose Hill Drive (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -84.126889), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: City Of E-911 La Follette, Toverbay@bellsouth.Net, , Jacks-boro, Phone: (865) 617-2500
  • William T Overbay, 708 Rose Hill Drive (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -84.126889), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: City Of E-911 La Follette, Toverbay@bellsouth.Net, , Jacks-boro, Phone: (865) 617-2500
  • Ligita Kravchuk, Ivydell Road (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: 82.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Tennessee Department Of Safety, Stephen.Philyaw@tn.Gov, , Nashv-ille, Phone: (615) 365-1622
  • Ligita Kravchuk, Ivydell Road (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: 82.6, Structure height: 47013 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Tennessee Department Of Safety, Stephen.Philyaw@tn.Gov, , Nashv-ille, Phone: (615) 365-1622

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Atop Mussen Gill Mountain (Lat: 36.298694 Lon: -84.266583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPHC640, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2000, Expiration Date: 05/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Atop Mussen Gill Mountain (Lat: 36.298694 Lon: -84.266583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPHU270, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.212 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2000, Expiration Date: 07/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 36.408417 Lon: -84.173806, Call Sign: KOM626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz, 154.385 MHz, 154.415 MHz, 460.587 MHz, 465.587 MHz, 150.775 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: Wayne Gregg, Registrant: Todd Overbay, 122 Rusty Rd, Jacksboro, TN 37757, Phone: (865) 617-2500, Fax: (423) 566-6533, Email:
  • Walnut Mountain (Lat: 36.409806 Lon: -84.175750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPKY897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.525 MHz, 460.550 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 08/06/2023, Certifier: Kevin Williams, Registrant: Bureau Of Investigation, 901 R.S. Gass Blvd., Nashville, TN 37216-2639, Phone: (615) 744-4000, Email:
  • Roberts Rd. (Lat: 36.409722 Lon: -84.175833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: KCV788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz, 153.500 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/01/2025, Registrant: Overbay Communications, 122 Rusty Rd., Jacksboro, TN 37757, Phone: (865) 617-2500, Fax: (423) 566-6533, Email:
  • Lat: 36.382778 Lon: -84.120000, Call Sign: WPSU388,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2001, Expiration Date: 08/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139
  • 2330 Jacksboro Pk (Lat: 36.343917 Lon: -84.165250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQKP829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.975 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2009, Expiration Date: 08/06/2019, Certifier: Saundra Wilkinson, Registrant: Radio Communications Specialists (Rcs), Ozark, MO 65721, Phone: (417) 866-2622, Fax: (417) 866-7005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WALNUT MT, Ivydell Road (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WPQT874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.300 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 10/18/2020, Certifier: Richard S Pollock Mr., Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • Walnut Mtn, Ivydell Rd (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WQPW996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw, Registrant: Tennessee Dept Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1622, Email:
  • WTNQ TRANSMITTER, Hicks Lane (Lat: 36.352306 Lon: -84.088806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQXD221,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2016, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Norman Alpert, Registrant: Attorney, 11464 Saga Lane, Suite 400, Knoxville, TN 37931, Phone: (865) 927-8474, Email:
  • STATION, On Walnut Mountain Campbell Co Tn (Lat: 36.411722 Lon: -84.179361), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WED259,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2007, Phone: (904) 359-1329

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Atop Mussengill Mtn (Lat: 36.298667 Lon: -84.266583), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KNKG823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.512 MHz, Expiration Date: 01/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2002, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Follette)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in La Follette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in La Follette, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25371.4 years
William17073.9 years
Mary15579.3 years
John15473.4 years
Charles10068.2 years
Robert9669.3 years
George7675.2 years
Walter5375.4 years
Edna4777.4 years
Carl4268.3 years
Most common last names in La Follette, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson12572.8 years
Miller10875.3 years
Smith10674.6 years
Sharp10577.1 years
Goins10574.2 years
Davis7275.1 years
Jones6474.8 years
Heatherly6273.9 years
White6171.9 years
Baird6177.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Follette, TN
  • 52.3%Utility gas
  • 44.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Follette, TN
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 22.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


La Follette compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

La Follette on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 (37766) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 20 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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