Fayette County, Alabama Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18303,5470.00%
18406,9423,39595.71%
18509,6812,73939.46%
186012,8503,16932.73%
18707,136-5,714-44.47%
188010,1352,99942.03%
189012,8232,68826.52%
190014,1321,30910.21%
191016,2482,11614.97%
192018,3652,11713.03%
193018,443780.42%
194021,6513,20817.39%
195019,388-2,263-10.45%
196016,148-3,240-16.71%
197016,2521040.64%
198018,8092,55715.73%
199017,962-847-4.50%
201017,229-733-4.08%
201117,052-177-1.03%
201216,945-107-0.63%
201316,824-121-0.71%
201416,772-52-0.31%
201516,696-76-0.45%
201616,563-133-0.80%
201716,466-97-0.59%
201816,445-21-0.13%
201916,302-143-0.87%
202016,159-143-0.88%
202116,016-143-0.88%
202215,873-143-0.89%
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Fayette County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,88484.63%
Black or African American2,00312.21%
Asian1080.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
Some Other Race10.01%
Two or More Races4062.47%
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Fayette County, Alabama Population by Race

Fayette County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayette County, Alabama Median Age

43.9


Total

42.6


Male

45.3


Female

Fayette County, Alabama Adults

There are 12,935 adults, (3,427 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Alabama.

Fayette County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

8,344

50.86%

Male

8,062

49.14%

Fayette County, Alabama Population by Age

Fayette County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All75.2%24.8%
Male65.4%34.6%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female45.5%54.5%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8052.3775.2
Married3,7472.8487.9
Male2952.7865.4
Female6863.3245.5
Non Family2,0771.1363.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6265.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,20310.40%
High School Graduate4,93442.64%
Some College2,46121.27%
Associates Degree9268.00%
Bachelors Degree1,0559.12%
Graduate Degree3673.17%
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Fayette County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,0078,3981,330
2+ Races15213913
Black1,3051,11479
Other Race11
Asian8276
Hispanic2515

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%.

Fayette County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,202$42,295$22,460
Less Than 9th Grade$27,750$32,917$13,281
High School Graduate$31,182$37,153$15,233
Some College$34,178$50,459$24,575
Bachelors Degree$35,882$58,750$33,400
Graduate Degree$56,964$48,333$59,286

$33,202

Average Earnings

$42,295

Average Male

$22,460

Average Female

Fayette County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Alabama Language by Age

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Fayette County, Alabama Language

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.

Fayette County, Alabama Language

Fayette County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,95166333.98%
Asian982222.45%
White13,6112,58619.00%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3917418.93%

20.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

23.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Alabama

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%.

Fayette County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.67%
High School14.30%
Some College19.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Fayette County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.85%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed9.05%
Female Unemployed45.32%

Fayette County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,469$55,489
Families$54,654$65,127
Married Families$64,867-
Non Families$20,279$32,347
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Fayette County, Alabama 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 County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Fayette County, Alabama Marital Status

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976

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War139
First Gulf War138
Vietnam453
Korea78
World War II24

Fayette County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3487
35 to 54147
55 to 64142
65 to 74323
75+277

Fayette County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8287.47%
Black1278.11%
2+ Races2110.94%

Fayette County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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14.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Alabama 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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81.34%

Born in Fayette County, Alabama

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Fayette County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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