La Vergne, TN
La Vergne (/lvrn/l-VURN) is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee. The population was 32,588 at the 2010 census. La Vergne lies within the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area. La Vergne hosts one of two United States printing plants for the multinational publishing company Lightning Source and serves as the company's headquarters. La Vergne is located at 36048N863346W / 36.01333N 86.56278W / 36.01333; -86.56278 (36.013330, -86.562682). It directly borders the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville on the northwest, Smyrna on the southeast, and Percy Priest Lake on the northeast. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.1 square miles (65km2), of which 24.8 square miles (64km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78km2) (1.20%) is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 32,588 people (from 18,687 in 2000 census), 11,204 households (from 6,536 households in 2000), and 8,901 families residing in the city. The population density was 753.7 people per square mile (290.9/km). There were 6,994 housing units at an average density of 282.1 per square mile (108.9/km). The racial makeup of the city was 84.50% White, 11.02% African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.32% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.28% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.54% of the population.