La Follette demographics profile

StatisticLa FolletteTennesseeNational
Population7,1316,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,45315391
Median age43.038.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%41%43%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
La Follette, TN has a population of 7,131 and is the 5,118th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,453 per sq mi which is 849% higher than the Tennessee average and 1503% higher than the national average. The median age in La Follette is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In La Follette, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 70% of La Follette residents were born in Tennessee, 29% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Follette is 849% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in La Follette is 12% higher than Tennessee.
  • In La Follette 98.71% of the population is White.
  • In La Follette 0.25% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In La Follette 0.57% of the population is Asian.

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La Follette population breakdown by race

RaceLa FolletteTennesseeNational
White98.71%77.84%73.35%
Black or African American0.25%16.81%12.63%
Asian0.57%1.61%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.46%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In La Follette, 0.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The La Follette, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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