Fayette County, Tennessee Population 2018

Fayette County, Tennessee's estimated population is 40,036 with a growth rate of 2.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Tennessee is the 39th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,0369652.47%
201639,071-504-1.27%
201639,5753570.91%
201539,2181870.48%
201439,0312100.54%
201338,8211500.39%
201238,6711050.27%
201138,5661370.36%
201038,42912,87050.35%
199025,5592541.00%
198025,3052,61311.52%
197022,692-1,885-7.67%
196024,577-2,958-10.74%
195027,535-2,787-9.19%
194030,3221,4314.95%
193028,891-2,608-8.28%
192031,4991,2424.10%
191030,2575561.87%
190029,7018232.85%
189028,878-2,993-9.39%
188031,8715,72621.90%
187026,1451,8187.47%
186024,327-2,392-8.95%
185026,7195,21824.27%
184021,50112,849148.51%
18308,6520.00%

Fayette County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,171
Black or African American10,805
Some Other Race435
Two or More Races337
Asian257
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Fayette County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Median Age

44.4


Total

42.9


Male

45.6


Female

Fayette County, Tennessee Adults

There are 30,905 adults, (7,267 of which are seniors) in Fayette County, Tennessee.

Fayette County, Tennessee Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

19,807

50.69%

Male

19,264

49.31%

Fayette County, Tennessee Households and Families

Fayette County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male86.7%13.3%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female62.5%37.5%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9192.5979.3
Married8,5972.9687.9
Non Family3,8311.1765.7
Female1,6573.6262.5
Male8343.2386.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Tennessee Households

Fayette County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1934.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,6849.54%
High School Graduate9,93735.32%
Some College6,63323.58%
Associates Degree1,4775.25%
Bachelors Degree4,13114.68%
Graduate Degree2,0797.39%

Fayette County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,07218,2195,246
Black7,2335,458751
Hispanic43326791
Multiple Races19615561
Other Race1788742
Asian14112761
Native American4429
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.26%.

Fayette County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,099$46,150$30,769
Less Than High School$28,281$32,683$21,193
High School Grad$30,827$37,680$23,759
Some College$40,499$50,106$30,719
Bachelors Degree$51,636$73,047$41,404
Graduate Degree$67,303$80,673$58,000

$39,099

Average Earnings

$46,150

Average Male

$30,769

Average Female

Fayette County, Tennessee Language

Fayette County, Tennessee Language by Age

Fayette County, Tennessee Language

96.96% of Fayette County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,6003,01028.40%
White26,3582,2468.52%
Hispanic94946448.89%
Other43524556.32%
Multiple332278.13%
Native652132.31%
Asian25762.33%

14.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee is Other, with 56.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee is Asian, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.49%
High School15.67%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.93%
Male Unemployed36.88%
Female Employed6.99%
Male Employed4.77%

Fayette County, Tennessee Income

Fayette County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,972$74,084
Families$65,899$84,488
Married Families$75,666$95,763
Non Families$24,090$41,149

Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status

Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Fayette County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,850

Number of Veterans

2,629

Male Veterans

221

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,140
First Gulf War579
Korea274
Second Gulf War228
World War II87

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74822
55 to 64776
35 to 54616
75+556
18 to 3480

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,34110.64%
Black4775.82%
Hispanic325.66%
2 or More2811.76%
Asian42.38%

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Employment Status

Fayette County, Tennessee Employment by Age

59%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Fayette County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fayette County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oakland66077690108316.39%
Somerville31273137100.32%
Piperton1446168323716.39%
Rossville66081815823.94%
Gallaway681657-24-3.52%
Moscow556528-28-5.04%
Williston395383-12-3.04%
Grand Junction 303279-24-7.92%
Braden282273-9-3.19%
La Grange137135-2-1.46%
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