Lafayette employment information

Income per capita$17,958$24,811$28,555
Median household income$30,252$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,855$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$36,302$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$21,950$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level19.6%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lafayette is 37% 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 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lafayette is 25% 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 industry16.2%1.8%
Manufacturing sector22.8%16.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%14.0%
Public administration2.2%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services3.6%41.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westmoreland, TN1,945$40,26825%
Hartsville (Trousdale County), TN7,859$37,21130%
Bransford, TN168$28,66146%
Gamaliel, KY440$27,25049%
Fountain Run, KY267$24,87553%
Lafayette, TN4,731$30,25243%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Niwot, CO4,732$101,25089%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,730$58,75010%
Pittsfield, IL4,730$36,55932%
Oak Grove CDP (Washington County), TN4,732$48,06810%
Donora, PA4,733$34,24836%
Lafayette, TN4,731$30,25243%
Source: The Lafayette, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.