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.
When you are in Lanett, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.10% of Lanett’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
As is often the case in a small city, Lanett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.