Fayette is a city located in Fayette County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Fayette County. With a 2020 population of 4,175, it is the 119th largest city in Alabama and the 5275th largest city in the United States . Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -9.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,619 in 2010. Fayette reached it's highest population of 5,287 in 1980. Spanning over 9 miles, Fayette has a population density of 488 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fayette is $54,606 with a poverty rate of 24.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $512 per month, and the median house value is $86,600. The median age in Fayette is 43 years, 37.3 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.