Lanett, AL Population

By | May 20, 2019

Population: 7,897. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,590 (-3.9% change)
Males: 3,601 (45.6%), Females: 4,296 (54.4%)

Chambers County

Zip code: 36863

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $26,197
Median house value: $57,400

Races in Lanett:

  • Black (53.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (16.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.6%), German (3.1%), Scottish (1.3%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Map of Lanett, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lanett

  • High school or higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lanett city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,164 (-12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lanett:

  • GEORGE H LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; VALLEY, AL)
  • WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 15 miles; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER AND SNF (about 20 miles; OPELIKA, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lanett:

  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 32 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Abbreviation: CSG)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 40 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; Abbreviation: LSF)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 67 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lanett:

  • LANNET MUNI (about 5 miles; LANETT, AL; Abbreviation: 7A3)
  • LAGRANGE-CALLAWAY (about 14 miles; LAGRANGE, GA; Abbreviation: LGC)
  • ROANOKE MUNI (about 21 miles; ROANOKE, AL; Abbreviation: 7A5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lanett:

  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 27 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WADLEY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 50 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,241)
  • GORDON COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BARNESVILLE, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)

Schools

Public high school in Lanett:

  • LANETT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 1301 S 8TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Lanett:

  • LANETT CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 200 S 8TH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HUGULEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 3011 PHILLIPS RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LANETT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 1302 N CHERRY DR; Grades: 06 – 08)