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Population (year 2000): 7,897. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,590 (-3.9% change)
Males: 3,601 (45.6%), Females: 4,296 (54.4%)

Chambers County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $26,197 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,400 (year 2000)

Lanett, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lanett:

  • Black (53.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (16.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.6%), German (3.1%), Scottish (1.3%).Alabama

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Lanett,

For population 25 years and over in Lanett

  • High school or higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lanett city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,164 (-12.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Columbus, (31.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (81.9 miles pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (643.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Point, GA (2.0 miles West AL (2.9 miles Huguley, AL (3.9 miles Valley, Fayette, AL (14.0 miles La Five Points, AL (14.9 miles) , GA LaGrange, (16.6 miles AL (19.8 miles Opelika, Mills, AL (21.5 miles Rock


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $329,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $118,400

Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 85.20 W

Lanett, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -944 (-12.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 651 (20.6%)

Crime in Lanett by Year

Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 25.3 0.0
Rapes 8 11 0
    per 100,000 101.3 139.3 0.0
Robberies 19 14 1
    per 100,000 240.6 177.3 12.7
Assaults 76 56 6
    per 100,000 962.4 709.1 76.0
Burglaries 140 143 10
    per 100,000 1772.8 1810.8 126.6
Thefts 442 383 23
    per 100,000 5597.1 4849.9 291.2
Auto thefts 42 26 0
    per 100,000 531.8 329.2 0.0
695.7 623.1 39.5

Average climate in Lanett, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lanett,

Lanett-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Lanett city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category 3 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Lanett:
  • GEORGE H LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; VALLEY, AL)
  • WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 15 miles; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER AND SNF (about 20 miles; OPELIKA, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Lanett, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lanett:
  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 32 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; ID: CSG)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 40 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; ID: LSF)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 67 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lanett:
  • LANNET MUNI (about 5 miles; LANETT, AL; ID: 7A3)
  • LAGRANGE-CALLAWAY (about 14 miles; LAGRANGE, GA; ID: LGC)
  • ROANOKE MUNI (about 21 miles; ROANOKE, AL; ID: 7A5)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Gas Supply 4 $9,602 $28,806 0 $0
Electric Power 8 $19,691 $29,536 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $7,060 $28,240 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,353 $33,412 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $5,514 $22,056 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 19 $34,134 $21,558 0 $0
Health 13 $39,179 $36,165 10 $13,575
Welfare 2 $3,083 $18,498 0 $0
Firefighters 3 $7,631 $30,524 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   1 $1,594
Police Protection - Officers 27 $84,753 $37,668 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $14,106 $42,318 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $14,833 $29,666 0 $0
Totals for Government 95 $247,940 $31,318 11 $15,169
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lanett:
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 27 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WADLEY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; FT enrollment: 3,886)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 50 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; FT enrollment: 7,241)
  • GORDON COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BARNESVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 6,418)
Public high school in Lanett:
  • LANETT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 1301 S 8TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lanett:
  • LANETT CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 200 S 8TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HUGULEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 3011 PHILLIPS RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LANETT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 1302 N CHERRY DR; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable location: Riverside Country Club (A).

Shopping Centers: Valley Shopping Center (1), Cherry Valley Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Lanett include: West Side Baptist Church (A), West Point First Christian Church (B), Thirteenth Avenue Church of Christ (C), Sunset Heights Baptist Church (D), Central Baptist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God (G), Community Chapel Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Cemetery (1), Shawmut Cemetery (2), Oak Wood Cemetery (3), Hillcrest Garden (4).

Reservoirs: Riverside Number Two Lake (A), Riverside Number One Lake (B).

Parks in Lanett include: Jennings Field (1), West Side Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Lanett compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lanett:
  • WRLA (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WPLV (1310 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lanett:
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEBT (91.5 FM; LANGDALE, AL; Owner: LANGDALE ED. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lanett:
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

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