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Population in 2012: 4,691 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.7%
 

Males: 1,994  (42.5%)
Females: 2,697  (57.5%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37083.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,737 (it was $25,750 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$28,737
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,018

Lafayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,662 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$97,662
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,165; Detached houses: $107,931; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,056; Mobile homes: $34,026

Median gross rent in 2012: $472.

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Lafayette races chart
  • White alone - 4,188 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 200 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lafayette: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (28.1%), United States (18.3%), Irish (12.4%), German (10.2%), French Canadian (4.4%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1843

Elevation: 963 feet

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,073 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

43 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, Tennessee as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $692 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $631 (0.7%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (48.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Siloam, TN (2.9 miles) , Red Boiling Springs, TN (3.1 miles ), Holland, KY (3.2 miles) , Hartsville/Trousdale County, TN (3.4 miles ), Hartsville, TN (3.4 miles ), Westmoreland, TN (3.5 miles ), Bransford, TN (3.7 miles) , Fountain Run, KY (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $59,600
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.53 N, Longitude: 86.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,363 (+52.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 723 (46.2%)

Area code: 615

Lafayette household income distribution Lafayette home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lafayette by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 200102000011
per 100,000 51.00.00.024.70.047.30.00.00.00.022.221.9
Robberies 101001111200
per 100,000 25.50.025.10.00.023.623.322.822.343.60.00.0
Assaults 1624161111315137101211
per 100,000 408.2606.2400.8271.6266.370.9349.7296.6156.2218.0265.8241.4
Burglaries 494244322930212720122417
per 100,000 1250.01060.91102.2790.1702.0709.2489.6616.0446.2261.6531.7373.1
Thefts 11995112824854555486383934
per 100,000 3035.72399.62805.62024.71161.91276.61282.41232.01918.8828.2864.0746.1
Auto thefts 122134346434410
per 100,000 306.1530.475.298.872.694.6139.991.366.987.288.6219.4
Arson 010100100001
per 100,000 0.025.30.024.70.00.023.30.00.00.00.021.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 349.2320.7271.9209.6148.6160.8166.8203.1145.3110.5143.8133.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Lafayette, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -849 (-17.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lafayette, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Lafayette city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 11 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Lafayette center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/7/2001 at 17:12:25, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Lafayette:

  • MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 204 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • KNOLLWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, 405 TIMES AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lafayette:

  • THE PALACE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RED BOILING SPRINGS, TN)
  • HARTSVILLE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARTSVILLE, TN)
  • TROUSDALE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 13 miles away; HARTSVILLE, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Lafayette, TN

Airports located in Lafayette:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:

  • Volunteer State Community College (about 29 miles; Gallatin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,348)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 38 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 40 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 47 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 51 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)
  • Belmont University (about 51 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,540)

Public high school in Lafayette:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

See full list of schools located in Lafayette

Library in Lafayette:

  • MACON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $150,056; Location: 311 CHURCH STREET; 29,426 books; 619 audio materials; 2,499 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Industrial Park (A), Macon County Courthouse (B), Lafayette City Hall (C), Lafayette Fire Department (D), Macon County EMS (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lafayette: Lafayette First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Marshall - Selley Cemetery (1), J M Marshall Cemetery (2), McCrary Cemetery (3), Lafayette City Cemetery (4), Chamberlain - Carter Cemetery (5), Bradley Cemetery (6), Jesse West Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lafayette: Macon County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (518 Ellington Drive).

 
Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.77. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

2.96

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

LAFAYETTE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 13690, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(26.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lafayette, TN

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2010:

  • 102 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2000:

  • 49 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lafayette compared to Tennessee state average:

Lafayette, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • Macon Bank and Trust Company: Lafayette Branch, Supercenter Branch, Macon Bank And Trust Company. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $321.7 mil, Deposits: $277.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Macon Banctrust, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank of Lafayette: Scottsville Road Branch, Citizens Bank Of Lafayette, West Locust Branch. Info updated 2009/11/20: Bank assets: $441.8 mil, Deposits: $369.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Investment, Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Lafayette Office Branch at 440 Highway 52 Bypass West, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lafayette travel time to work - commute


Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Macon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.77%
Here25.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents39.8%27.3%14.7%8.3%9.8%
Congregations28.1%25.0%12.5%12.5%21.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Macon County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Macon County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Macon County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Tennessee:

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

12.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11$31,893$34,7928$1,050
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,959
Police Protection - Officers 16$44,658$33,4940$0
Police - Other 4$11,626$34,8785$4,345
Firefighters 8$22,490$33,7350$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,324$30,9720$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,813$30,7510$0
Sewerage 8$21,277$31,9160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,454$29,4480$0
Water Supply 11$30,259$33,0100$0
Gas Supply 4$12,220$36,6600$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,742$30,9680$0
Totals for Government 75$207,756$33,24116$8,354


5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sumner County, TN  1.36% ($27,032 average AGI)
from Davidson County, TN  0.51% ($24,306)
from Wilson County, TN  0.33% ($24,348)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sumner County, TN  1.38% ($25,635 average AGI)
to Allen County, KY  0.32% ($16,273)
to Davidson County, TN  0.29% ($28,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • WEEN (1460 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WTNK (1090 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, TN; Owner: G & L AIRCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lafayette, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Lafayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 16

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lafayette)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 898 Hwy 52 Bypass E (Lat: 36.501944 Lon: -86.003333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KVM296
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2011, Expiration Date: 08/06/2021, Certifier: Steve Jones
    Registrant: Apco Spectrum Management Division Licensing Services 8/28/12 Cec, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Ackersville Rd 2 Mi N (Lat: 36.545056 Lon: -86.018028), Call Sign: KJZ291
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022
    Registrant: Jones Plumbing And Electric, 1332 Akersville Rd, Lafayette, TN 37083, Phone: (615) 666-2241, Email:
  • 101 Bennett St (Lat: 36.527000 Lon: -86.023028), Call Sign: KIU855
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.1600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/19/2023
    Registrant: Nctc, East New Hwy 52 By Pass, Lafayette, TN 37083, Phone: (615) 666-2151, Email:
  • Lat: 36.539444 Lon: -86.011111, Call Sign: WQCB639
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2005, Expiration Date: 01/25/2015, Certifier: Steve Jones
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 36.527667 Lon: -86.053167, Call Sign: WQFT489
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.260 MHz, 153.305 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2006, Expiration Date: 09/28/2016, Certifier: Michael L Mccullough
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KL3516, Licensee ID: L00535702
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.640 MHz, 161.670 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1979, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Lafayette Broadcasting Co., Inc., 231 Chaffin Rd, Lafayette, TN 37083

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • LAFAYETTE, 2 Miles Ese Of Lafayette (Lat: 36.509167 Lon: -85.989722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WMN456
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Lafayette, On Country Rd 1 Mi Off Hwy 52 2.5 Mi Ese (Lat: 36.507917 Lon: -85.988917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WPRR580
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.106 MHz, 952.106 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 12/28/2020, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lafayette, On Country Rd 1 Mi Off Hwy 52 2.5 Mi Ese (Lat: 36.507917 Lon: -85.988917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WED440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Lafayette Municipal Airport (Lat: 36.515611 Lon: -86.062194), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KIS3, Licensee ID: L00080341
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 10/14/2018
    Registrant: City Of Lafayette, 201 E Locust, Lafayette, TN 37083, Phone: (615) 666-4725
  • Lafayette Municipal Airport (Lat: 36.515000 Lon: -86.061389), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2384, Licensee ID: L00080341
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.24551 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2005, Expiration Date: 10/23/2015
    Registrant: City Of Lafayette, 201 East Locust Street, Lafayette, TN 37083, Phone: (615) 666-4725, Fax: (615) 666-6316, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2549L , Serial Number: 17255749, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard E Thomas, 301 Red Boiling Springs Rd, Lafayette, TN 37083, Other Owners: Kevin L Kirby
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2618J , Serial Number: 15065618, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): James B Rich, Route 3 Box 272x, Lafayette, TN 37083
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2964C , Serial Number: 28-7911279, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1979
    Registrant (Individual): A Russell Brown, 112 Court Square, Lafayette, TN 37083
  • Aircraft: CULVER LFA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC199D&E SER (90 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34870 , Serial Number: 278, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1000 Airport Rd / Lafayette Municipal Arpt, Lafayette, TN 37083
  • Aircraft: WEST THOMAS R KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 49TW , Serial Number: TW-1
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Xxx, Lafayette, TN 37083


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Lafayette


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lafayette, TN

Most common first names in Lafayette, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8371.0 years
William7874.0 years
Mary4974.9 years
Willie4773.5 years
Charles4269.6 years
John3473.6 years
Ruby2879.6 years
Robert2869.7 years
George2575.0 years
Billy2363.8 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6876.3 years
Smith5776.6 years
Gregory5678.1 years
West4778.0 years
Cothron4775.5 years
Doss4378.3 years
Meador4377.4 years
Jenkins3776.2 years
White3678.9 years
Shrum3576.1 years
Businesses in Lafayette, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy Gale Birdwell (8)
  • Ricky L. Gammons (3)
  • Jason Heath Mahan (3)
  • Anthony A. Allen (1)
  • Jason H. Mahan (1)
  • Jeffery Wayne Thompson (1)
  • Lyle Rudolph Donoho (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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