Lafayette demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)93915391
Median age40.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%41%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Lafayette, TN has a population of 4,909 and is the 6,553rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 939 per sq mi which is 513% higher than the Tennessee average and 936% higher than the national average. The median age in Lafayette is 41 which is approximately 6% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Lafayette, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 79% of Lafayette residents were born in Tennessee, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lafayette is 513% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Lafayette is 6% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Lafayette 98.72% of the population is White.
  • In Lafayette 0.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lafayette 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Lafayette population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.63%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.14%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.51%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In Lafayette, 1.8% 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 Lafayette, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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