Fayette is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,761, it is the 196th largest city in Missouri and the 6494th largest city in the United States. Fayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 2.72% 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 1,245 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fayette is $54,878 with a poverty rate of 24.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Fayette is 30.2 years, 28.9 years for males, and 30.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.