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La Follette, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

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La Follette,TN index of house prices

Total population: 7,131 (All urban)

Houses: 3,528 (2,904 occupied: 1,415 owner occupied, 1,516 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

35%

Housing density: 723 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $111,472.

Median contract rent in 2016: $256 (lower quartile is $139, upper quartile is $348)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $400


Median gross rent in La Follette, TN in 2016: $336

Housing units in La Follette with a mortgage: 547 (20 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 879

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,766

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,798

Median monthly housing costs: $435


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La Follette, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $69,345 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
La Follette:

$69,345
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,918 - $120,047

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $98,926
Here:

$98,926
State:

$216,477

Mobile homes: $25,148
Here:

$25,148
State:

$72,294
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,243
  • In family households: 5,750 (803 male householders, 944 female householders)
    1,109 spouses, 2,019 children (1,894 natural, 0 adopted, 121 stepchildren), 241 grandchildren, 108 brothers or sisters, 158 parents, 147 other relatives, 234 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,218 (594 male householders (575 living alone)), 576 female householders (555 living alone)), 44 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 273

Size of family households: 795 2-persons, 318 3-persons, 396 4-persons, 173 5-persons, 55 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,129 1-person, 32 2-persons.

743 married couples with children.
531 single-parent households (185 men, 346 women).

99.0% of residents of La Follette speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 74 (1.0%)
(66.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Follette, Tennessee:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 5192 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Follette, Tennessee:

  • 109no bedroom
  • 3641 bedroom
  • 5062 bedrooms
  • 3783 bedrooms
  • 1714 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in La Follette in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 47no vehicle
  • 3981 vehicle
  • 5722 vehicles
  • 2823 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population

Cars and other vehicles available in La Follette in renter-occupied apartments

  • 408no vehicle
  • 5611 vehicle
  • 3392 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Follette, Tennessee:

  • 91 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1304 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 2986 rooms
  • 2627 rooms
  • 1308 rooms
  • 1539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Follette, Tennessee:

  • 921 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 3033 rooms
  • 2934 rooms
  • 2645 rooms
  • 3476 rooms
  • 917 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • La Follette, TN household income distribution

  • La Follette, TN household income distribution
  • 504Less than $10,000
  • 346$10,000 to $14,999
  • 274$15,000 to $19,999
  • 183$20,000 to $24,999
  • 146$25,000 to $29,999
  • 200$30,000 to $34,999
  • 140$35,000 to $39,999
  • 183$40,000 to $44,999
  • 168$45,000 to $49,999
  • 183$50,000 to $59,999
  • 205$60,000 to $74,999
  • 177$75,000 to $99,999
  • 75$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Follette, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Follette, TN
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 64$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$25,000 to $29,999
  • 74$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 114$40,000 to $49,999
  • 130$50,000 to $59,999
  • 96$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 106$80,000 to $89,999
  • 27$90,000 to $99,999
  • 125$100,000 to $124,999
  • 103$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Follette, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Follette, TN
  • 131Less than $100
  • 74$100 to $149
  • 65$150 to $199
  • 135$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 187$300 to $349
  • 55$350 to $399
  • 185$400 to $449
  • 62$450 to $499
  • 87$500 to $549
  • 61$550 to $599
  • 73$600 to $649
  • 30$650 to $699
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 151No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 351980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to La Follette population
La Follette commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 67
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 289
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 397
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 297
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 272
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 80
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 156
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 242
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 205
  • 90 or more minutes: 47
La Follette, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.3%
Number of people working at home: 118 (5.4% of all workers)

La Follette mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,024 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 511 (11%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 20 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,952
 Irish: 181
 English: 146
 German: 132
 Scotch-Irish: 67
 Scottish: 36
 Italian: 18
 European: 10
 French (except Basque): 10
 British: 6
 Russian: 6
 Finnish: 5
 Swedish: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 55%India
  • 34%Mexico
  • 11%Germany
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,071
  • Other state: 2,108
  • Northeast: 41
  • Midwest: 1,179
  • South: 788
  • West: 78

89% of La Follette residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 14% lived in Tennessee.

La Follette:

89.2%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 53
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 44
  • 5th and 6th grade: 32
  • 7th and 8th grade: 186
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 139
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 141
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 871
  • Less than 1 year of college: 117
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 404
  • Associate degree: 52
  • Bachelor's degree: 134
  • Master's degree: 29
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 52
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 88
  • 7th and 8th grade: 202
  • 9th grade: 83
  • 10th grade: 82
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,100
  • Less than 1 year of college: 178
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 432
  • Associate degree: 126
  • Bachelor's degree: 163
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 7.3%Females
La Follette marital status for males
La Follette marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,405
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 60
  • 3 or 4: 284
  • 5 to 9: 219
  • 10 to 19: 268
  • 20 to 49: 142
  • Mobile homes: 141

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,525

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in La Follette:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in La Follette
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.0%)
  • Electricity (46.1%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Electricity (77.9%)
  • Utility gas (16.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 124
Here:

18.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

22.3%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

28.7%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)