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Fayette County Statistics

Facts

Land area283.7 square miles
Population Density1,042.8 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)308,428
Population change4.3%
Under 5 years of age6.2%
Under 1821.1%
65 and over11.3%
Females50.9%
White78.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race6.9
Asian3.7%
Two or more races2.4%
Black or African American14.9%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher40.1%
Veterans17,908

Households and Housing

Households123,142
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more75.5%
Median household income$48,398
The Per capita income$29,251
Live below the poverty line18.9%
Housing units137,908
Multi-unit structures34%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$165,800
Residents owning their homes55.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms26,074
Women-owned firms27.2%
Asian-owned firms2.6%
Hispanic-owned firms2.4%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$4,778,490
Retail sales per capita$16,635
Manufacturers shipments$3,061,217
Merchant wholesaler sales$4,442,420
Source US Census Data