Fayette County, Georgia Population 2020

Fayette County, Georgia's estimated population is 115,119 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Georgia is the 22nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020115,1198300.73%
2019114,2898300.73%
2018113,4598300.74%
2017112,6291,2931.16%
2016111,3361,1331.03%
2015110,2039860.90%
2014109,2171,1541.07%
2013108,0637470.70%
2012107,3161650.15%
2011107,1512130.20%
2010106,93844,52371.33%
199062,41533,372114.91%
198029,04317,679155.57%
197011,3643,16538.60%
19608,1992212.77%
19507,978-192-2.35%
19408,170-495-5.71%
19308,665-2,731-23.96%
192011,3964303.92%
191010,9668528.42%
190010,1141,38615.88%
18908,7281231.43%
18808,6053844.67%
18708,2211,17416.66%
18607,047-1,662-19.08%
18508,7092,51840.67%
18406,19168712.48%
18305,5040.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.73%
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Founded
May 15, 1821
County Seat

Fayette County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,54267.83%
Black or African American24,31621.83%
Asian5,0344.52%
Two or More Races3,6023.23%
Some Other Race2,4812.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2760.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1180.11%

Fayette County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Fayette County, Georgia Median Age

43.5


Total

42


Male

44.6


Female

Fayette County, Georgia Adults

There are 85,298 adults, (19,089 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Georgia.

Fayette County, Georgia Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

57,314

51.46%

Male

54,055

48.54%

Fayette County, Georgia Households and Families

Fayette County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All81.4%18.6%
Male72.3%27.7%
Non Family69%31%
Female62.7%37.3%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,7532.7981.4
Married25,6643.2789
Non Family9,1901.1669
Female3,6733.2962.7
Male1,2263.2872.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3071.73%
9th to 12th Grade2,6193.47%
High School Graduate15,65920.75%
Some College14,54519.27%
Associates Degree6,2308.25%
Bachelors Degree21,60528.63%
Graduate Degree13,51017.90%

Fayette County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,97547,81723,354
Black16,05615,1587,788
Hispanic4,3833,6431,354
Asian3,3023,1421,703
Multiple Races1,4921,481776
Other Race1,3031,082354
Native American13113114
Islander686812

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,496$67,347$39,619
Less Than High School$25,897$32,634$20,333
High School Grad$31,931$39,320$26,444
Some College$44,577$54,417$32,157
Bachelors Degree$63,642$87,332$44,441
Graduate Degree$75,590$108,162$61,723

$52,496

Average Earnings

$67,347

Average Male

$39,619

Average Female

Fayette County, Georgia Language

Fayette County, Georgia Language by Age

Fayette County, Georgia Language

88.28% of Fayette County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,8683,0094.31%
Black23,9631,4746.15%
Hispanic7,8736918.78%
Multiple3,60257415.94%
Other2,42238215.77%
Asian4,9801883.78%
Native2765118.48%

5.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.41%

Male Poverty Rate

6.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Georgia is Native, with 18.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.27%
High School8.52%
Some College4.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.59%
Male Unemployed10.43%
Female Employed3.62%
Male Employed1.76%

Fayette County, Georgia Income

Fayette County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,272$115,469
Families$104,209$129,510
Married Families$116,004-
Non Families$48,069$65,772

Fayette County, Georgia Marital Status

Fayette County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Fayette County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fayette County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans

10,767

Number of Veterans

9,642

Male Veterans

1,125

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,860
First Gulf War3,486
Second Gulf War2,105
Korea558
World War II353
Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,119
35 to 542,998
55 to 642,339
75+1,637
18 to 34674
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,44312.53%
Black2,76515.00%
Hispanic3186.14%
2 or More27315.56%
Asian1293.50%
Other1157.12%
Hawaiian2220.00%
Indian2013.33%

$Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

42.39%

Born in Georgia

89.90%

Native Born

10.10%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.90% of Fayette County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 42.39% having been born in Georgia. 4.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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