Fayette County, Alabama's estimated population is 15,873 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Alabama is the 53rd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 17,229 and has seen a growth of -7.87% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.29%.
98.61% of Fayette County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Alabama is Black, with 33.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Alabama is Multiple, with 18.93% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.89%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fayette County, Alabama
99.00% of Fayette County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 81.34% having been born in Alabama. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.