LaFayette employment information

Income per capita$17,774$25,427$28,555
Median household income$30,492$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,354$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,582$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$31,655$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$20,584$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level17.9%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in LaFayette is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in LaFayette is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in LaFayette is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in LaFayette is 15% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

LaFayette median earnings by income bracket

LaFayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.8%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%15.1%
Public administration1.2%7.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%3.7%
Education, health & social services13.3%28.9%

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Trion, GA2,124$38,40328%
Ringgold, GA3,647$35,79533%
LaFayette, GA7,105$30,49243%

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Hiawatha, IA7,109$51,6303%
Celebration, FL7,111$85,04759%
Lexington, VA7,114$36,84031%
Huron, OH7,095$51,7623%
Milton-Freewater, OR7,094$33,08238%
LaFayette, GA7,105$30,49243%
Source: The LaFayette, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.