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Fayette County Statistics

Facts

Land area716.5 square miles
Population Density30.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)22,060
Population change-0.4%
Under 5 years of age5.4%
Under 1821.8%
65 and over16.8%
Females47.3%
White93.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.7
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American4.6%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school84%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.1%
Veterans1,712

Households and Housing

Households8,124
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more88.1%
Median household income$44,722
The Per capita income$21,523
Live below the poverty line17%
Housing units9,195
Multi-unit structures8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$82,900
Residents owning their homes80.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,194
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$227,314
Retail sales per capita$10,846
Manufacturers shipments$174,590
Merchant wholesaler sales$322,619
Source US Census Data