Fayette, Alabama Population 2020

4,253

Fayette is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,253, it is the 118th largest city in Alabama and the 5229th largest city in the United States. Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -7.92% 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 497 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayette is $56,679 with a poverty rate of 22.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $78,900. The median age in Fayette is 38.3 years, 31 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 67.12%
  • Black or African American: 25.86%
  • Two or more races: 5.40%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Alabama is 4,253, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,619.

Fayette, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,94367.12%
Black or African American1,13425.86%
Two or More Races2375.40%
Asian651.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.14%

Fayette Population Pyramid 2020

Fayette Median Age

38.3


Total

31


Male

44.1


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 3,366 adults, (816 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

2,269

51.74%

Male

2,116

48.26%

Fayette Households and Families

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Female45.7%54.3%
Male31.4%68.6%
Non Family30.8%69.2%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7952.3155.8
Married8172.9880.2
Non Family6081.0830.8
Female3002.8545.7
Male702.931.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1675.61%
9th to 12th Grade1926.45%
High School Graduate1,13238.00%
Some College61720.71%
Associates Degree2638.83%
Bachelors Degree44915.07%
Graduate Degree1595.34%

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1251,871544
Black75265758
Multiple Races67576
Asian3535
Hispanic3131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.60%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,197$35,712$23,157
Less Than High School$24,286$32,875$
High School Grad$29,408$35,044$14,265
Some College$22,763$28,523$17,005
Bachelors Degree$36,270$55,625$35,549
Graduate Degree$44,167$$24,292

$30,197

Average Earnings

$35,712

Average Male

$23,157

Average Female

Fayette Language

Fayette Language by Age

Fayette Language

98.58% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Fayette Poverty

Fayette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,08252448.43%
White2,74829210.63%
Multiple22811048.25%
Hispanic1744022.99%
Asian561832.14%

22.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

23.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 48.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.13%
High School22.76%
Some College20.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.54%
Male Unemployed26.14%
Female Employed12.15%
Male Employed4.87%

Fayette Income

Fayette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,144$56,679
Families$45,609$62,892
Married Families$62,875-
Non Families$16,357$41,327

Fayette Marital Status

Fayette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette Married by Age and Sex

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

Fayette Veterans

342

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam151
Korea55
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War26
World War II7

$Fayette Veterans by Education

7.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Employment Status

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.91%

Born in Alabama

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.81% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 79.91% having been born in Alabama. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,253-37-0.86%
20194,290-37-0.86%
20184,327-24-0.55%
20174,351-37-0.84%
20164,388-45-1.02%
20154,433-32-0.72%
20144,465-21-0.47%
20134,486-41-0.91%
20124,527-35-0.77%
20114,562-53-1.15%
20104,615-307-0.64%
20004,922130.03%
19904,909-378-0.74%
19805,2877191.47%
19704,5683410.78%
19604,2275201.32%
19503,7071,0393.34%
19402,6680.00%