Lanett is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,452 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lanett is the 93rd largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lanett is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.10% of the Lanett workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lanett is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lanett who work in office and administrative support (12.32%), sales jobs (10.13%), and management occupations (8.12%).
Lanett is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Lanett are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.01% of adults in Lanett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Lanett in 2010 was $17,665, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,660 for a family of four.
Lanett is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lanett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lanett residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lanett include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lanett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.