Fayette, Mississippi Population 2020

1,456
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Fayette is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,456, it is the 127th largest city in Mississippi and the 8810th largest city in the United States. Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -9.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,614 in 2010. Fayette reached it's highest population of 1,619 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Fayette has a population density of 1,238 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayette is $26,661 with a poverty rate of 51.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $440 per month, and the median house value is $67,600. The median age in Fayette is 31.7 years, 20.7 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.3 males.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 99.17%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • 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 1,456, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,480.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,614.

Fayette, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,32299.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.83%
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Fayette Population Pyramid 2020

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Fayette Median Age

31.7


Total

20.7


Male

36.6


Female

Fayette Adults

There are 969 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

769

57.69%

Male

564

42.31%

Fayette Households and Families

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
All50.2%49.8%
Male36.4%63.6%
Female34%66%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5162.5850.2
Non Family2191.0257.5
Female2063.6234
Married473.36100
Male444.6836.4

3.67

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fayette Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade719.96%
9th to 12th Grade11716.41%
High School Graduate18025.25%
Some College10414.59%
Associates Degree507.01%
Bachelors Degree476.59%
Graduate Degree14420.20%
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Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black706522191
Native American73

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 73.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,885$22,300$21,597
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$18,333$$18,000
Some College$21,667$2,500$21,771
Bachelors Degree$2,500$$2,500
Graduate Degree$31,094$$31,484

$21,885

Average Earnings

$22,300

Average Male

$21,597

Average Female

Fayette Language

Fayette Language by Age

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Fayette Language

99.43% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Fayette Poverty

Fayette Poverty by Race

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51.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.89%

Male Poverty Rate

51.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 51.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is Black, with 51.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 30.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.28%.

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Name Poverty
High School65.56%
Less Than High School47.34%
Some College19.48%
Bachelors or Greater16.75%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed41.01%
Female Employed11.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fayette Income

Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$18,446$26,661
Families$19,223$30,970
Married Families$62,292-
Non Families$14,281$20,818
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Fayette Marital Status

Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

11.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

13.5%

Male Marriage Rate

9.4%

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

Fayette Marital Status by Race

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Fayette Veterans

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

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Employment Status

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34.4%

Labor Force Participation

30.1%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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95.72%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 95.72% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,456-12-0.82%
20191,468-12-0.81%
20181,480-34-2.25%
20171,514-12-0.79%
20161,526-35-2.24%
20151,561-36-2.25%
20141,597-19-1.18%
20131,616-3-0.19%
20121,619553.52%
20111,564-24-1.51%
20101,5880.00%