Fayette County Population 2017

Fayette County's estimated population is 318,449 with a growth rate of 1.17% 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
2016318,4493,6821.17%
2015314,7674,0421.30%
2014310,7252,2240.72%
2013308,5013,3001.08%
2012305,2013,9291.30%
2011301,2724,5551.54%
2010296,71771,35131.66%
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

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Fayette County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White246,06577.27%
Black or African American47,49514.91%
Asian12,1073.80%
Two or More Races7,7782.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1380.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1840.06%

Fayette County Population Pyramid

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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