Fayette, Missouri Population 2020

2,761

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.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 83.63%
  • Black or African American: 13.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Missouri is 2,761, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,688.

Fayette, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,25383.63%
Black or African American35213.07%
Two or More Races521.93%
Some Other Race190.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.67%

Fayette Population Pyramid 2020

Fayette Median Age

30.2


Total

28.9


Male

30.9


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 2,336 adults, (538 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

49.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,340

49.74%

Male

1,354

50.26%

Fayette Households and Families

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.6%13.4%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female54.1%45.9%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8382.4470.9
Married3733.0986.6
Non Family3451.4756.8
Female983.0854.1
Male223.59100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade614.00%
9th to 12th Grade875.70%
High School Graduate63441.55%
Some College22915.01%
Associates Degree805.24%
Bachelors Degree20613.50%
Graduate Degree22915.01%

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2861,172427
Black2041768
Hispanic2216
Other Race1913
Native American88
Multiple Races66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,839$28,553$21,809
Less Than High School$14,792$14,583$
High School Grad$15,119$29,167$13,194
Some College$21,992$14,773$25,083
Bachelors Degree$29,107$57,000$22,292
Graduate Degree$49,821$49,643$50,179

$23,839

Average Earnings

$28,553

Average Male

$21,809

Average Female

Fayette Language

Fayette Language by Age

Fayette Language

98.18% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Fayette Poverty

Fayette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,71440523.63%
Black2965919.93%
Multiple522344.23%
Hispanic1313100.00%
Other1313100.00%
Native15746.67%

24.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.22%

Male Poverty Rate

20.56%

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 Black, with 19.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.56%
High School19.60%
Some College16.50%
Bachelors or Greater8.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed28.71%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed6.87%

Fayette Income

Fayette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,879$54,878
Families$61,979$72,568
Married Families$73,417-
Non Families$26,131$29,388

Fayette Marital Status

Fayette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette Married by Age and Sex

Fayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fayette Marital Status by Race

Fayette Veterans

174

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea51
Vietnam47
World War II29
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War11

$Fayette Veterans by Education

13.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.98%

Born in Missouri

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 73.98% having been born in Missouri. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,761230.84%
20192,738230.85%
20182,71580.30%
20172,707230.86%
20162,684-11-0.41%
20152,6950.00%
20142,695-27-0.99%
20132,72270.26%
20122,715120.44%
20112,703170.63%
20102,686-107-0.39%
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%