Fayette County, Georgia Population 2022

Fayette County, Georgia's estimated population is 118,141 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Georgia is the 23rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 106,938 and has seen a growth of 10.48% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18305,5040.00%
18406,19168712.48%
18508,7092,51840.67%
18607,047-1,662-19.08%
18708,2211,17416.66%
18808,6053844.67%
18908,7281231.43%
190010,1141,38615.88%
191010,9668528.42%
192011,3964303.92%
19308,665-2,731-23.96%
19408,170-495-5.71%
19507,978-192-2.35%
19608,1992212.77%
197011,3643,16538.60%
198029,04317,679155.57%
199062,41533,372114.91%
2010106,93844,52371.33%
2011107,1562180.20%
2012107,3151590.15%
2013108,0547390.69%
2014109,1991,1451.06%
2015110,1419420.86%
2016111,2181,0770.98%
2017112,5531,3351.20%
2018113,1816280.56%
2019114,4211,2401.10%
2020115,6611,2401.08%
2021116,9011,2401.07%
2022118,1411,2401.06%
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Fayette County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73,20864.48%
Black or African American26,71523.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1660.15%
Asian4,9884.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1960.17%
Some Other Race3,5783.15%
Two or More Races4,6934.13%
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Fayette County, Georgia Population by Race

Fayette County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayette County, Georgia Median Age

43.4


Total

41.9


Male

44.7


Female

Fayette County, Georgia Adults

There are 87,333 adults, (20,751 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Georgia.

Fayette County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

58,580

51.59%

Male

54,964

48.41%

Fayette County, Georgia Population by Age

Fayette County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All81.5%18.5%
Male72.6%27.4%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female60%40%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,7922.7781.5
Married25,7693.2190.2
Male1,9363.3572.6
Female4,0603.260
Non Family9,0271.1968.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2231.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,2612.91%
High School Graduate16,42421.16%
Some College15,03919.38%
Associates Degree6,3748.21%
Bachelors Degree21,90528.23%
Graduate Degree14,38218.53%
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Fayette County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,4833,2731,945
Black17,93117,1148,838
2+ Races1,9341,812913
White49,50047,87323,015
Other Race1,8601,562621
Hispanic4,7403,8831,499
Islander13613623
Native American103100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.84%.

Fayette County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,427$69,574$40,840
Less Than 9th Grade$27,050$38,646$16,968
High School Graduate$34,903$45,814$24,007
Some College$47,702$62,246$33,960
Bachelors Degree$64,978$89,545$45,004
Graduate Degree$80,298$114,688$65,108

$54,427

Average Earnings

$69,574

Average Male

$40,840

Average Female

Fayette County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Georgia Language by Age

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Fayette County, Georgia Language

87.27% of Fayette County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.84% of the population.

Fayette County, Georgia Language

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple4,66850610.84%
Hispanic8,1375486.73%
Native166106.02%
White68,1793,0074.41%
Black26,3519043.43%
Asian4,9681412.84%
Other437NaN%

4.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.62%

Male Poverty Rate

5.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Georgia is Multiple, with 10.84% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.85%.

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.74%
High School7.51%
Some College5.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.43%
Male Unemployed3.99%
Female Employed2.63%
Female Unemployed21.69%

Fayette County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,777$122,014
Families$109,267$136,618
Married Families$123,796-
Non Families$50,796$65,070
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Fayette County, Georgia Marital Status

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10,583

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,383
First Gulf War3,692
Vietnam3,636
Korea546
World War II368

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34736
35 to 542,658
55 to 642,300
65 to 742,952
75+1,937

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,90911.91%
Black3,11815.23%
Native American108.93%
Asian1353.49%
Islander96.62%
Other Race1396.56%
2+ Races26310.69%
Hispanic3646.60%

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Georgia 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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42.12%

Born in Fayette County, Georgia

89.80%

Native Born

10.20%

Foreign Born

4.71%

Non Citizen

5.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.80% of Fayette County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 42.12% having been born in Georgia. 4.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette County, Georgia 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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