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Population (year 2000): 7,926. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,166 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,589 (45.3%), Females: 4,337 (54.7%)

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Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $18,370 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,700 (year 2000)

La Follette, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Follette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (19.4%), English (15.8%), Irish (7.1%), German (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Dutch (1.1%).Follette, Tennessee forum

Land area: 4.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Follette

  • High school or higher: 53.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Follette city

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+4.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Knoxville, (30.6 miles pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KY Lexington-Fayette, (117.2 miles pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (449.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (5.2 miles Jacksboro, TN (7.2 miles Caryville, City, TN Lake (10.6 miles TN (12.8 miles Norris, TN Jellico, (14.4 miles TN Clinton, (18.7 miles TN (23.8 miles Maynardville, KY Williamsburg, (25.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,600

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 84.13 W

Area code: 423

La Follette, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.6%), Manufacturing (17.6%), Retail trade (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,788 (+22.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 933 (40.8%)

Crime in La Follette by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.6
Rapes 1 6 6 5
    per 100,000 12.6 75.7 75.7 63.1
Robberies 11 10 4 7
    per 100,000 138.8 126.2 50.5 88.3
Assaults 82 53 63 69
    per 100,000 1034.6 668.7 794.9 870.6
Burglaries 90 142 142 174
    per 100,000 1135.5 1791.6 1791.6 2195.3
Thefts 222 189 224 241
    per 100,000 2800.9 2384.6 2826.1 3040.6
Auto thefts 27 34 33 30
    per 100,000 340.7 429.0 416.4 378.5
472.4 457.0 476.2 544.0

Average climate in La Follette, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Follette-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the La Follette city center .

On 3/12/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in La Follette:
  • ST MARY'S MEDICAL CTR OF CAMPBELL CO (923 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Follette:
  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; JELLICO, TN)
  • METHODIST MED CENTER OF OAK RIDGE (about 20 miles; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • RIDGEVIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSP AND CENTER (about 29 miles; OAK RIDGE, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Follette:
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 41 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 119 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 119 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Follette:
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 4 miles; JACKSBORO, TN; ID: JAU)
  • POWELL (about 26 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: 9A2)
  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 28 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; ID: 18I)

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
Water Supply 15 $36,792 $29,433 1 $133
Sewerage 4 $11,719 $35,157 0 $0
Electric Power 61 $209,599 $41,232 6 $3,972
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Follette:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 29 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 49 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
Public primary/middle schools in La Follette:
  • LA FOLLETTE EAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 963; Location: 860 E CHESTNUT ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA FOLLETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 1309 EAST CENTRAL AV; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 1187 OLD MIDDLESBORO HW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA FOLLETTE WEST ELEMENTARY (Students: 378; Location: 318 W BEECH ST; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable location: La Follette Country Club (A).

Shopping Center: Woodsons Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in La Follette include: Charity Worship Center (A), College Hill Church (B), East La Follette Baptist Church (C), La Follette Church of Christ (D), La Follette United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Independent Missionary Baptist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Sharp Cemetery (1), Dugtown Cemetery (2), Burris Cemetery (3), Talley Cemetery (4), De Lap Cemetery (5), Laban Sharp Cemetery (6).

Creek: Ollis Creek (A).

Post office: (A).  


La Follette compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Follette:
  • WLAF (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: CAMPBELL COUNTY B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJT (1540 AM; 1 kW; JELLICO, TN; Owner: DOUGLAS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in La Follette:
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around La Follette:
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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