Loretto, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,665. Estimated population in 2021: 1,710 (+2.7% change)
Males: 787 (47.3%), Females: 878 (52.7%)

Lawrence County

Zip code: 38469

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $31,528
Median house value: $66,500

Races in Loretto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (20.4%), German (18.9%), Irish (11.5%), English (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 833 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Loretto

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loretto city

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -105 (-5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Loretto:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Loretto:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 27 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 56 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 90 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Loretto:

  • LAWRENCEBURG-LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 17 miles; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Abbreviation: 2M2)
  • ABERNATHY FIELD (about 28 miles; PULASKI, TN; Abbreviation: GZS)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 31 miles; COURTLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 9A4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loretto:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 24 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 26 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 60 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)

Schools

Public high school in Loretto:

  • LORETTO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 525 SECOND SOUTH AV; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Loretto:

  • SOUTH LAWRENCE ELEMENTARY (Students: 699; Location: BOX 310; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Loretto:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 307 CHURCH ST; Grades: 1 – 8)

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