Lafayette is located close to the center of Tennessee. Lafayette is part of Macon County. Lafayette has 4.76 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lafayette population is 4,731, which has grown 21.78% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lafayette median household income is $30,252 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.48% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lafayette median house value is $99,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.66% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 50.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lafayette is much better than the state average in quality. The Lafayette area code is 615.