Fayette County Population 2018

Fayette County's estimated population is 321,959 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County is the 2nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017321,9592,9070.91%
2016319,0523,9971.27%
2015315,0554,1691.34%
2014310,8862,2950.74%
2013308,5913,2881.08%
2012305,3033,9351.31%
2011301,3684,6661.57%
2010296,70271,33631.65%
1990225,36621,20110.38%
1980204,16529,84217.12%
1970174,32342,41732.16%
1960131,90631,16030.93%
1950100,74621,84727.69%
194078,89910,35615.11%
193068,54313,87925.39%
192054,6646,94914.56%
191047,7155,64413.42%
190042,0716,37317.85%
189035,6986,67523.00%
188029,0232,3678.88%
187026,6564,05717.95%
186022,599-136-0.60%
185022,7355412.44%
184022,194-2,904-11.57%
183025,0981,8487.95%
182023,2501,8808.80%
181021,3707,34252.34%
180014,028-4,382-23.80%
179018,4100.00%

Fayette County Population Growth

Population Data via

Fayette County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White246,06576.43%
Black or African American47,49514.75%
Asian12,1073.76%
Two or More Races7,7782.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1380.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1840.06%

Fayette County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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