Fayette is a city located in Jefferson County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Jefferson County. With a 2020 population of 1,384, it is the 132nd largest city in Mississippi and the 9021st largest city in the United States . Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -1.84% annually and its population has decreased by -14.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,614 in 2010. Fayette reached it's highest population of 1,618 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Fayette has a population density of 1,177 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fayette is $32,137 with a poverty rate of 49.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $379 per month, and the median house value is $69,100. The median age in Fayette is 24.4 years, 22.1 years for males, and 26.9 years for females.