Fayette, Alabama Population 2024

4,115

Fayette is a city located in Fayette County Alabama. Fayette has a 2024 population of 4,115. It is also the county seat of Fayette County.Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,279 in 2020.

The average household income in Fayette is $64,638 with a poverty rate of 33.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fayette is 44.2 years, 39.7 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fayette was:

  • White: 65.92%
  • Black or African American: 30.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
8.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
481.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.83% (-164)
The current population of Fayette, Alabama is 4,115 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,279.

Fayette, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,81265.92%
Black or African American1,29130.26%
Two or more races1022.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander400.94%
Asian130.3%
Other race80.19%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette Median Age

44.2

Total

39.7

Male

49.4

Female

Fayette Adults

There are 3,394 adults, (1,007 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female2,18751.27%
Male2,07948.73%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5892.550.849.2
Non Family6631.3343.656.4
Married5982.8782.117.9
Female3284.28.591.5
Male000
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fayette Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.84%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,397

Average Earnings

$35,142

Average Male

$28,099

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fayette Language

99.22% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,63476328.97%
Black1,23354644.28%
Multiple1022524.51%
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33.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.69%

Male Poverty Rate

38.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 44.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Multiple, with 24.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.79%.

Fayette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.8%
Some College35.7%
High School28.4%
Bachelors or Greater12.07%
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Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed74.29%
Female Unemployed59.02%
Female Employed24.32%
Male Employed6.1%
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Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fayette Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Fayette Veterans by War

count

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Fayette Veterans by Age

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Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.25%

Born in Fayette

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 79.25% having been born in Alabama. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fayette Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,940-35-0.88%
20283,975-35-0.87%
20274,010-35-0.87%
20264,045-35-0.86%
20254,080-35-0.85%
20244,115-35-0.84%
20234,150-35-0.84%
20224,185-35-0.83%
20214,220-59-1.38%
20204,27920.05%
20194,277-56-1.29%
20184,333-21-0.48%
20174,354-43-0.98%
20164,397-44-0.99%
20154,441-32-0.72%
20144,473-21-0.47%
20134,494-44-0.97%
20124,538-35-0.77%
20114,573-46-1%
20104,619-303-6.16%
20004,922130.26%
19904,909-378-7.15%
19805,28771915.74%
19704,5683418.07%
19604,22752014.03%
19503,7071,03938.94%
19402,668
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Fayette Population by Year