Fayette, Missouri Population 2021

2,663
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Fayette is a city located in Howard County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Howard County. With a 2020 population of 2,663, it is the 200th largest city in Missouri and the 6630th largest city in the United States . Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,688 in 2010. Fayette reached it's highest population of 3,520 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Fayette has a population density of 1,201 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayette is $61,989 with a poverty rate of 19.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $94,700. The median age in Fayette is 27.6 years, 23.8 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 80.76%
  • Black or African American: 15.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Missouri is 2,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,688.

Fayette, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,17580.76%
Black or African American42715.86%
Two or More Races441.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native291.08%
Some Other Race110.41%
Asian70.26%
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Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette Median Age

27.6


Total

23.8


Male

32.3


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 2,286 adults, (437 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,253

46.53%

Male

1,440

53.47%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.9%8.1%
All73.8%26.2%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family58.2%41.8%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7712.6573.8
Non Family3061.5458.2
Married2963.0291.9
Female149466.4
Male204.2100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Fayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade523.59%
9th to 12th Grade886.07%
High School Graduate59340.90%
Some College20113.86%
Associates Degree835.72%
Bachelors Degree22215.31%
Graduate Degree21114.55%
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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
White1,1871,076420
Black22020313
Native American1914
Hispanic1313
Other Race1111
Asian7
2+ Races44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.38%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,330$31,161$29,803
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,694$30,739$
Some College$24,653$14,926$27,353
Bachelors Degree$35,573$51,563$31,563
Graduate Degree$50,161$50,625$46,563

$30,330

Average Earnings

$31,161

Average Male

$29,803

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

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Fayette Language

98.12% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,61327517.05%
Black3867719.95%
Multiple443068.18%
Hispanic2929100.00%
Other1111100.00%
Native26726.92%

19.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

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 17.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.07%.

Fayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.40%
Some College17.61%
High School16.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed35.29%
Male Employed20.28%
Female Employed4.89%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,224$61,989
Families$64,792$81,118
Married Families$79,896-
Non Families$26,875$31,474
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Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fayette Marital Status by Race

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Fayette Marital Status

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130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea34
Vietnam33
First Gulf War31
World War II15
Second Gulf War10

Fayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+54
65 to 7433
35 to 5423
55 to 6410
18 to 3410

Fayette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1035.46%
Black278.04%

Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

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12.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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76.49%

Born in Fayette

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 76.49% having been born in Missouri. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fayette Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,663-13-0.49%
20202,676-13-0.48%
20192,689-13-0.48%
20182,70230.11%
20172,699150.56%
20162,684-12-0.45%
20152,696-1-0.04%
20142,697-27-0.99%
20132,72470.26%
20122,717130.48%
20112,704160.60%
20102,688-105-0.38%
20002,793-95-0.33%
19902,888-95-0.32%
19802,983-537-1.64%
19703,5202260.67%
19603,2941500.47%
19503,1445361.89%
19402,608-22-0.08%
19302,630440.08%
19102,586-131-0.49%
19002,7170.00%

Fayette Population by Year