Fayette, Missouri Population 2023

2,839

Fayette is a city located in Howard County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Howard County. With a 2023 population of 2,839, it is the 206th largest city in Missouri and the 9142nd largest city in the United States.Fayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,803 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Fayette has a population density of 1,280 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayette is $61,989 with a poverty rate of 15.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fayette is 27.6 years, 23.7 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • 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 2,839 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid 2023

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

50.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female1,18444.23%
Male1,49355.77%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.29

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fayette Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 70.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.66%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,082

Average Earnings

$31,029

Average Male

$31,100

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

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

rate

15.48%

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 89.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 13.39% 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

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

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

Fayette Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

127

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fayette Veterans by War

Fayette Veterans by Age

count

Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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

73.67%

Born in Fayette

95.08%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.08% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 73.67% having been born in Missouri. 0.21% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Fayette Population by Year