Fayette, Iowa Population 2024

1,240

Fayette is a city located in Fayette County Iowa. Fayette has a 2024 population of 1,240. Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,252 in 2020.

The average household income in Fayette is $53,034 with a poverty rate of 20.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fayette is 28.5 years, 23.1 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 73.88%
  • Two or more races: 7.72%
  • Black or African American: 7.46%
  • Asian: 5.51%
  • Native American: 5%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
839.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.96% (-12)
The current population of Fayette, Iowa is 1,240 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,252.

Fayette, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87173.88%
Two or more races917.72%
Black or African American887.46%
Asian655.51%
Native American595%
Other race40.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.08%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette Median Age

28.5

Total

23.1

Male

30.7

Female

Fayette Adults

There are 1,027 adults, (207 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female49842.24%
Male68157.76%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4491.965347
Non Family2601.1131.968.1
Married1463.2893.26.8
Male242.4254.245.8
Female19331.668.4
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3.08

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

53.0%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,079

Average Earnings

$40,083

Average Male

$36,375

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

89.44% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.55% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White67110715.95%
Black817187.65%
Islander11100%
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20.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 15.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.75%.

Fayette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.25%
Bachelors or Greater8.99%
Some College8.23%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed27.47%
Female Employed9.29%
Female Unemployed
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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

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 55-64, 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

47

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Fayette Veterans by War

count

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Fayette Veterans by Age

count

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Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

10%

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

51.48%

Born in Fayette

86.51%

Native Born

13.49%

Foreign Born

13.15%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.51% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 51.48% having been born in Iowa. 13.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,235-1-0.08%
20281,236-1-0.08%
20271,237-1-0.08%
20261,238-1-0.08%
20251,239-1-0.08%
20241,240-1-0.08%
20231,241-1-0.08%
20221,242-1-0.08%
20211,243-9-0.72%
20201,252-142-10.19%
20191,394-50-3.46%
20181,444674.87%
20171,377302.23%
20161,347-111-7.61%
20151,458100.69%
20141,448-9-0.62%
20131,457271.89%
20121,430554%
20111,375433.23%
20101,332
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Fayette Population by Year