LaFayette, GA
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LaFayette is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,173 people and four constituent neighborhoods, LaFayette is the 108th largest community in Georgia.

LaFayette is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, LaFayette is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in LaFayette who work in sales jobs (12.07%), food service (10.42%), and office and administrative support (9.81%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, LaFayette is worth considering.

The rate of college-level education in LaFayette is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.85% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in LaFayette in 2010 was $17,774, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,096 for a family of four. However, LaFayette contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call LaFayette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of LaFayette residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in LaFayette include English, German, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in LaFayette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.