Fayette, Missouri Population 2022

2,827
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Fayette is a city located in Howard County Missouri. Fayette has a 2020 population of 2,827. It is also the county seat of Howard County. Fayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,803 in 2010.

The average household income in Fayette is $61,989 with a poverty rate of 17.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. 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 Fayettewas:

  • White: 85.99%
  • Black or African American: 11.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Missouri is 2,827 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,803.

Fayette, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30285.99%
Black or African American32111.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.75%
Asian60.22%
Two or More Races281.05%
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Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayette Median Age

27.6


Total

23.7


Male

32.4


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 2,191 adults, (408 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,184

44.23%

Male

1,493

55.77%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.9%11.1%
All71.4%28.6%
Female70.6%29.4%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7682.6471.4
Married2793.1488.9
Male214.33100
Female1703.7670.6
Non Family2981.4253.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Fayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.34%
9th to 12th Grade876.06%
High School Graduate47332.94%
Some College21815.18%
Associates Degree1077.45%
Bachelors Degree25517.76%
Graduate Degree24817.27%
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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
White1,2391,129488
Asian611
Black17316314
Hispanic11
2+ Races74
Native American114

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.39%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,082$31,029$31,100
Less Than 9th Grade$$25,625$12,000
High School Graduate$36,429$$38,882
Some College$25,350$16,818$27,150
Bachelors Degree$31,406$35,341$21,711
Graduate Degree$50,272$51,467$40,938

$31,082

Average Earnings

$31,029

Average Male

$31,100

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

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Fayette Language

97.81% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3535100.00%
Multiple271451.85%
Native17635.29%
Black2955518.64%
White1,70926515.51%
OtherNaN%

17.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.26%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Fayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.28%
High School9.98%
Some College17.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.53%
Male Unemployed58.33%
Female Employed4.39%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,357$61,383
Families$52,885$74,116
Married Families$78,015-
Non Families$25,357$38,076
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Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

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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127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War31
Vietnam38
Korea28
World War II16

Fayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5424
55 to 649
65 to 7431
75+54

Fayette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1035.36%
Black2410.39%

Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

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13.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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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77.14%

Born in Fayette

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 77.14% having been born in Missouri. 0.22% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,7170.00%
19102,586-131-0.49%
19302,630440.08%
19402,608-22-0.08%
19503,1445361.89%
19603,2941500.47%
19703,5202260.67%
19802,983-537-1.64%
19902,888-95-0.32%
20002,793-95-0.33%
20102,688-105-0.38%
20112,700120.45%
20122,712120.44%
20132,724120.44%
20142,736120.44%
20152,748120.44%
20162,760120.44%
20172,772120.43%
20182,784120.43%
20192,796120.43%
20202,80370.25%
20212,815120.43%
20222,827120.43%

Fayette Population by Year