Fayette County, Indiana Population 2019

Fayette County, Indiana's estimated population is 23,153 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Indiana is the 65th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201823,047-106-0.46%
201723,153-104-0.45%
201623,257-136-0.58%
201523,393-51-0.22%
201423,444-385-1.62%
201323,829-120-0.50%
201223,949-201-0.83%
201124,150-176-0.72%
201024,326-1,689-6.49%
199026,015-2,257-7.98%
198028,2722,0567.84%
197026,2161,7627.21%
196024,4541,0634.54%
195023,3913,98020.50%
194019,4111680.87%
193019,2432,10112.26%
192017,1422,72718.92%
191014,4159206.82%
190013,4958656.85%
189012,6301,23610.85%
188011,3949188.76%
187010,4762512.45%
186010,22580.08%
185010,2173803.86%
18409,8377257.96%
18309,1123,16253.14%
18205,9500.00%

How Many People Live in Fayette County, Indiana?

23,153

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,53896.21%
Black or African American5892.51%
Some Other Race1510.64%
Two or More Races1170.50%
Asian310.13%

Fayette County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Fayette County, Indiana Median Age

42.4


Total

40.7


Male

44.4


Female

Fayette County, Indiana Adults

There are 18,222 adults, (4,414 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Indiana.

Fayette County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,864

50.64%

Male

11,562

49.36%

Fayette County, Indiana Households and Families

Fayette County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All68.8%31.2%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male56%44%
Female45.3%54.7%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4102.4468.8
Married4,5522.9182.1
Non Family2,9201.2461.3
Female1,3153.2245.3
Male6233.0956

2.9

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8645.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,08212.73%
High School Graduate7,11943.52%
Some College3,15019.26%
Associates Degree1,3318.14%
Bachelors Degree1,2287.51%
Graduate Degree5843.57%

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,73712,9401,751
Black36930340
Hispanic184124
Other Race9750
Multiple Races4724
Asian212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,782$39,044$26,235
Less Than High School$24,375$30,625$18,571
High School Grad$30,586$36,655$21,004
Some College$36,210$45,586$30,326
Bachelors Degree$43,207$51,316$41,579
Graduate Degree$52,031$90,192$42,344

$33,782

Average Earnings

$39,044

Average Male

$26,235

Average Female

Fayette County, Indiana Language

Fayette County, Indiana Language by Age

Fayette County, Indiana Language

98.83% of Fayette County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,0683,77917.12%
Black56925644.99%
Hispanic22913358.08%
Other1428157.04%
Multiple1172017.09%

18.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 58.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is Multiple, with 17.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.66%
High School14.85%
Some College11.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.16%
Male Unemployed22.64%
Female Employed11.27%
Male Employed5.69%

Fayette County, Indiana Income

Fayette County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,476$54,206
Families$50,540$62,904
Married Families$59,184-
Non Families$25,154$32,109

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Fayette County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans

1,781

Number of Veterans

1,711

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam552
First Gulf War360
Second Gulf War175
Korea168
World War II128

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,77310.10%
Hispanic229.78%
Black81.72%

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Education

10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.39%

Born in Indiana

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.45% of Fayette County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.39% having been born in Indiana. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Fayette County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Connersville1350612949-557-4.12%
Glenwood 250241-9-3.60%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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