Fayette County Population 2017

Fayette County's estimated population is 21,789 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County is the 54th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201621,789-270-1.22%
201522,059570.26%
201422,002-143-0.65%
201322,145150.07%
201222,130-243-1.09%
201122,3732421.09%
201022,1311,2385.93%
199020,893-1,274-5.75%
198022,1671,4156.82%
197020,752-1,194-5.44%
196021,946-2,636-10.72%
195024,582-4,577-15.70%
194029,1595,67224.15%
193023,487-2,700-10.31%
192026,187-1,888-6.72%
191028,075100.04%
190028,0654,69820.11%
189023,3671260.54%
188023,2413,60318.35%
187019,6388,44975.51%
186011,1893,11438.56%
18508,0751,74727.61%
18406,3283,624134.02%
18302,7040.00%

Fayette County Population Growth

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Fayette County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White20,54194.27%
Black or African American1,1275.17%
Two or More Races2611.20%
Asian700.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Fayette County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Fayette County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Vandalia70437054110.16%
Ramsey10371013-24-2.31%
Brownstown759738-21-2.77%
Farina518505-13-2.51%
Bingham8382-1-1.20%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990