Fayette, Mississippi Population 2021

1,384
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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.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 99.21%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Fayette, Mississippi is 1,384 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,462.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,614.

Fayette, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,37799.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.79%
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Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette Median Age

24.4


Total

22.1


Male

26.9


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 903 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

812

58.50%

Male

576

41.50%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All49%51%
Female44.5%55.5%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Male31.7%68.3%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5102.7249
Non Family2191.0242.5
Female1643.5144.5
Married643.91100
Male635.431.7

3.93

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Fayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade578.39%
9th to 12th Grade10114.87%
High School Graduate19528.72%
Some College13319.59%
Associates Degree223.24%
Bachelors Degree517.51%
Graduate Degree12017.67%
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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
Black672518171
Native American73

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 77.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.45%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,100$32,500$25,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$28,500$34,464$22,917
Bachelors Degree$41,750$$
Graduate Degree$49,091$49,318$

$30,100

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

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Fayette Language

99.45% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

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49.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.05%

Male Poverty Rate

50.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 49.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 49.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 26.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.70%.

Fayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.29%
High School60.51%
Bachelors or Greater16.37%
Some College14.84%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed43.23%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,321$32,137
Families$21,331$39,523
Married Families$63,500-
Non Families$13,693$22,323
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Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

13.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.1%

Male Marriage Rate

12.3%

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

Fayette Marital Status by Race

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Fayette Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Fayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Fayette Veterans by Age

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Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

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33.5%

Labor Force Participation

31%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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95.89%

Born in Fayette

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 95.89% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fayette Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,384-26-1.84%
20201,410-26-1.81%
20191,436-26-1.78%
20181,462-40-2.66%
20171,502-16-1.05%
20161,518-37-2.38%
20151,555-35-2.20%
20141,590-23-1.43%
20131,613-5-0.31%
20121,618573.65%
20111,561-27-1.70%
20101,5880.00%

Fayette Population by Year