Fayette, Iowa Population 2021

1,435
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Fayette is a city located in Fayette County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,435, it is the 208th largest city in Iowa and the 8886th largest city in the United States . Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 7.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,338 in 2010. Fayette reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Fayette has a population density of 971 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayette is $84,357 with a poverty rate of 30.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $86,100. The median age in Fayette is 24.9 years, 23.1 years for males, and 25.8 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fayettewas:

  • White: 85.62%
  • Black or African American: 11.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Iowa is 1,435 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,441.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,338.

Fayette, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95385.62%
Black or African American13111.77%
Two or More Races121.08%
Some Other Race100.90%
Asian70.63%
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Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette Median Age

24.9


Total

23.1


Male

25.8


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 1,008 adults, (218 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

40.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

496

44.56%

Male

617

55.44%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family34.7%65.3%
Female46.4%53.6%
All58.1%41.9%
Male69.2%30.8%
Married95.2%4.8%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3752.1758.1
Non Family1961.5934.7
Married1252.795.2
Female283.8246.4
Male262.1569.2

2.65

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Fayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.36%
9th to 12th Grade386.85%
High School Graduate15027.03%
Some College11320.36%
Associates Degree8916.04%
Bachelors Degree10318.56%
Graduate Degree6010.81%
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Fayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White501461136
Black424221
2+ Races771
Hispanic666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,029$28,365$21,528
Less Than 9th Grade$29,861$29,861$
High School Graduate$21,786$27,083$15,500
Some College$19,722$$21,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$45,000$$

$26,029

Average Earnings

$28,365

Average Male

$21,528

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

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Fayette Language

88.71% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 11.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70516122.84%
Black868093.02%
Hispanic15640.00%
Other66100.00%

30.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.54%

Male Poverty Rate

27.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 22.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 59.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.63%.

Fayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College28.50%
Bachelors or Greater19.62%
High School14.41%
Less Than 9th Grade8.82%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed39.93%
Female Employed22.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,813$84,357
Families$53,482$66,969
Married Families$81,528-
Non Families$24,286$97,856
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Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Fayette Marital Status by Race

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Fayette Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
Vietnam16
World War II10
First Gulf War7
Korea3

Fayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+21
18 to 3421
65 to 7416
35 to 5415
55 to 645

Fayette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White566.60%
Black2116.03%
Hispanic11.75%
2+ Races18.33%

Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

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29.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette Employment by Age

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Fayette Employment by Race

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Fayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.21%

Born in Fayette

93.89%

Native Born

6.11%

Foreign Born

5.75%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.89% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 59.21% having been born in Iowa. 5.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Fayette Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,435-3-0.21%
20201,438-3-0.21%
20191,441-3-0.21%
20181,444654.71%
20171,379332.45%
20161,346-109-7.49%
20151,45580.55%
20141,447-7-0.48%
20131,454251.75%
20121,429554.00%
20111,374433.23%
20101,3310.00%

Fayette Population by Year