La Follette is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 7,053 people and five constituent neighborhoods, La Follette is the 83rd largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, La Follette isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Follette are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Follette is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Follette who work in sales jobs (15.84%), food service (11.20%), and office and administrative support (9.13%).
La Follette 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 population of La Follette has a very low overall level of education: only 7.81% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in La Follette in 2010 was $13,832, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,328 for a family of four. La Follette also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.19% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call La Follette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Follette residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in La Follette include German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in La Follette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.