Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Fayette County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 131,504 with a growth rate of -2.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Pennsylvania is the 27th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017131,504-2,725-2.03%
2016134,2291,8371.39%
2016132,392-898-0.67%
2015133,290-737-0.55%
2014134,027-559-0.42%
2013134,586-668-0.49%
2012135,254-730-0.54%
2011135,984-455-0.33%
2010136,439-8,912-6.13%
1990145,351-14,066-8.82%
1980159,4174,7503.07%
1970154,667-14,673-8.66%
1960169,340-20,559-10.83%
1950189,899-11,100-5.52%
1940200,9992,4571.24%
1930198,54210,4385.55%
1920188,10420,65512.34%
1910167,44957,03751.66%
1900110,41230,40638.00%
189080,00621,16435.97%
188058,84215,55835.94%
187043,2843,3758.46%
186039,9097972.04%
185039,1125,53816.49%
184033,5744,40215.09%
183029,1721,8876.92%
182027,2852,57110.40%
181024,7144,55522.60%
180020,1596,83451.29%
179013,3250.00%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White124,542
Black or African American5,450
Two or More Races3,234
Some Other Race371
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander322
Asian230
American Indian and Alaska Native80

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.4


Total

42.4


Male

46.2


Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 107,920 adults, (26,040 of which are seniors) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

67,988

50.65%

Male

66,241

49.35%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
Male75.5%24.5%
All72.7%27.3%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female54.9%45.1%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,6542.4172.7
Married24,5293.0587.6
Non Family20,1771.1959.9
Female6,5573.4454.9
Male2,3913.475.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Education

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4803.57%
9th to 12th Grade8,8389.07%
High School Graduate49,13350.40%
Some College12,93913.27%
Associates Degree8,7318.96%
Bachelors Degree9,75210.00%
Graduate Degree4,6114.73%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White91,56080,43713,578
Black3,8773,127431
Multiple Races1,051943177
Hispanic733454122
Other Race22713411
Asian17412854
Islander14912517
Native American805326

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 32.50%.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,974$40,593$25,287
Less Than High School$13,861$19,914$10,640
High School Grad$28,300$36,674$21,115
Some College$32,663$43,744$26,455
Bachelors Degree$43,606$51,826$37,741
Graduate Degree$55,938$61,452$53,625

$31,974

Average Earnings

$40,593

Average Male

$25,287

Average Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

97.42% of Fayette County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White121,66921,08517.33%
Black4,0071,63840.88%
Multiple3,0721,15237.50%
Hispanic1,12038134.02%
Asian2308637.39%
Other3187122.33%
Native761823.68%
Islander322175.28%

18.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

20.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 40.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.32%.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.57%
High School15.69%
Some College10.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.48%
Male Unemployed29.94%
Female Employed7.74%
Male Employed4.00%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Income

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,511$54,375
Families$55,023$66,088
Married Families$64,021$76,164
Non Families$21,618$32,543

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

10,173

Number of Veterans

9,679

Male Veterans

494

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,174
First Gulf War1,412
Korea1,354
World War II879
Second Gulf War796

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,989
75+2,875
55 to 641,965
35 to 541,947
18 to 34397

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7119.61%
Black3317.40%
2 or More1208.01%
Hispanic636.90%
Other113.67%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Uniontown103729942-430-4.15%
Connellsville76367437-199-2.61%
Masontown34503365-85-2.46%
Brownsville23312270-61-2.62%
South Connellsville19701914-56-2.84%
Fairchance19691913-56-2.84%
Perryopolis17841719-65-3.64%
Point Marion11591126-33-2.85%
Belle Vernon10931062-31-2.84%
Dunbar10391008-31-2.98%
Smithfield875849-26-2.97%
Everson793769-24-3.03%
Fayette City596578-18-3.02%
Newell541525-16-2.96%
Vanderbilt476462-14-2.94%
Dawson367356-11-3.00%
Markleysburg284277-7-2.46%
Ohiopyle5957-2-3.39%
Seven Springs 262600.00%
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