Fayette County, Iowa Population 2022

Fayette County, Iowa's estimated population is 19,563 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Iowa is the 35th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 20,860 and has seen a growth of -6.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18508250.00%
186012,07311,2481363.39%
187016,9734,90040.59%
188022,2585,28531.14%
189023,1418833.97%
190029,8456,70428.97%
191027,919-1,926-6.45%
192029,2511,3324.77%
193029,145-106-0.36%
194029,15160.02%
195028,294-857-2.94%
196028,5812871.01%
197026,898-1,683-5.89%
198025,488-1,410-5.24%
199021,843-3,645-14.30%
201020,860-983-4.50%
201120,9761160.56%
201220,774-202-0.96%
201320,519-255-1.23%
201420,290-229-1.12%
201520,142-148-0.73%
201619,858-284-1.41%
201719,687-171-0.86%
201819,679-8-0.04%
201919,650-29-0.15%
202019,621-29-0.15%
202119,592-29-0.15%
202219,563-29-0.15%
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Fayette County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,59594.85%
Black or African American2991.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.13%
Asian870.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
Some Other Race290.15%
Two or More Races5672.89%
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Fayette County, Iowa Population by Race

Fayette County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayette County, Iowa Median Age

43.8


Total

42.5


Male

45.9


Female

Fayette County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,433 adults, (4,195 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Iowa.

Fayette County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,762

49.80%

Male

9,842

50.20%

Fayette County, Iowa Population by Age

Fayette County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female53.8%46.2%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2152.3174.2
Married4,2122.990.4
Male3073.7955.7
Female5133.3753.8
Non Family3,1831.2157.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3932.88%
9th to 12th Grade7485.49%
High School Graduate5,64341.41%
Some College2,78820.46%
Associates Degree1,56511.49%
Bachelors Degree1,75312.87%
Graduate Degree7365.40%
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Fayette County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black11711122
Hispanic25619448
White12,97111,9412,419
2+ Races2181791
Asian6666
Islander11
Other Race1818
Native American2622

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.80%.

Fayette County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,270$40,152$26,792
Less Than 9th Grade$32,153$34,432$24,375
High School Graduate$29,314$34,679$21,506
Some College$36,084$45,632$25,586
Bachelors Degree$37,175$52,019$32,095
Graduate Degree$59,444$62,768$57,969

$34,270

Average Earnings

$40,152

Average Male

$26,792

Average Female

Fayette County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Iowa Language by Age

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Fayette County, Iowa Language

97.00% of Fayette County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Fayette County, Iowa Language

Fayette County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander11100.00%
Black24211045.45%
Multiple52311822.56%
White17,7672,04011.48%
Native2613.85%
Other7NaN%
Hispanic425184.24%

12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Iowa is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.62%.

Fayette County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
High School11.56%
Some College8.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%

Fayette County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.88%
Male Unemployed14.81%
Female Employed6.63%
Female Unemployed25.45%

Fayette County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,834$65,748
Families$64,004$79,926
Married Families$71,311-
Non Families$26,029$41,578
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Fayette County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fayette County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Fayette County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,248

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War239
First Gulf War244
Vietnam414
Korea97
World War II44

Fayette County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3472
35 to 54300
55 to 64216
65 to 74334
75+326

Fayette County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1347.67%
Black3814.84%
Other Race26.90%
2+ Races7430.20%
Hispanic51.50%

Fayette County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Iowa 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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81.67%

Born in Fayette County, Iowa

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Fayette County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 81.67% having been born in Iowa. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette County, Iowa 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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