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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Lafayette is a neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee with a population of 4,289. Lafayette is in Davidson County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Lafayette offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lafayette there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Lafayette and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Lafayette...
Population
4,289

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$313,057
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,625
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    73%
  • Own
    27%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$68,002
National
$55,322
Families with Children
1%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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