Fayette, Wisconsin Population 2024

388

Fayette is a city located in Dane County, Green County, Iowa County, and Lafayette County Wisconsin. Fayette has a 2024 population of 388. Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 385 in 2020.

The average household income in Fayette is $87,409 with a poverty rate of 28.03%. The median age in Fayette is 36.5 years: 36 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 99.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
11.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.78% (3)
The current population of Fayette, Wisconsin is 388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 385.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41999.52%
Two or more races20.48%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fayette Population by Race

Fayette Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette Median Age

36.5

Total

36

Male

36.7

Female

Fayette Adults

There are 291 adults, (57 of whom are seniors) in Fayette.

Fayette Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette Sex Ratio

Female18944.89%
Male23255.11%

Fayette Population by Age

Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1572.6889.810.2
Married863.5594.25.8
Non Family571.358614
Male102.57030
Female43.51000

3.41

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fayette Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade72.6%
Associates Degree4817.84%
Bachelors Degree3513.01%
Graduate Degree93.35%
High School Graduate6022.3%
Less Than 9th Grade3312.27%
Some College7728.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26722742
2+ Races222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$78,125$95,625$59,375
Graduate Degree$68,750$0$0
High School Graduate$27,500$31,250$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$33,542$33,333$0
Overall$45,625$57,083$36,250
Some College$54,750$66,667$32,917

$45,625

Average Earnings

$57,083

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fayette Language

86.4% of Fayette residents speak only English, while 13.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.8% of the population.

Fayette Language

Fayette Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41911828.16%

28.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 28.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette is White, with 28.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.86%.

Fayette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade80%
High School25%
Bachelors or Greater6.82%
Some College1.6%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.9%
Female Employed1.15%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,250$90,540
Households$78,750$87,409
Married Families$76,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,875$81,567

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fayette Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam6
Korea2
First Gulf War1
World War II1

Fayette Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 548
65 to 745
75+4
55 to 641
18 to 340

Fayette Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White186.23%

Fayette Veterans by Race

Fayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.66%

Born in Fayette

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 82.66% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fayette Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029383-1-0.26%
2028384-1-0.26%
2027385-1-0.26%
2026386-1-0.26%
2025387-1-0.26%
2024388-1-0.26%
2023389-1-0.26%
2022390-1-0.26%
202139161.56%
2020385-18-4.47%
201940330.75%
201840020.5%
2017398-1-0.25%
201639920.5%
201539700%
201439741.02%
2013393-3-0.76%
201239610.25%
201139530.77%
201039200%

Fayette Population by Year