Fayette County Population 2017

Fayette County's estimated population is 44,323 with a growth rate of -1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County is the 12th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201644,323-499-1.11%
201544,822-420-0.93%
201445,242-392-0.86%
201345,634-305-0.66%
201245,939-31-0.07%
201145,970-29-0.06%
201045,999-1,953-4.07%
199047,952-9,911-17.13%
198057,8638,53117.29%
197049,332-12,399-20.09%
196061,731-20,712-25.12%
195082,4431,8152.25%
194080,6288,57811.91%
193072,05011,67319.33%
192060,3778,47416.33%
191051,90319,91662.26%
190031,98711,44555.72%
189020,5428,98277.70%
188011,5604,91373.91%
18706,64765010.84%
18605,9972,04251.63%
18503,955310.79%
18403,9240.00%

Fayette County Population Growth

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Fayette County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White41,93094.60%
Black or African American2,0384.60%
Two or More Races6421.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.25%
Asian970.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%

Fayette County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Fayette County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oak Hill88838544-339-3.82%
Fayetteville29302852-78-2.66%
Montgomery16381577-61-3.72%
Ansted14121374-38-2.69%
Mount Hope14081350-58-4.12%
Smithers813777-36-4.43%
Gauley Bridge614585-29-4.72%
Meadow Bridge379357-22-5.80%
Pax167162-5-2.99%
Thurmond5500.00%
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