Fayette County, Indiana Population 2021

Fayette County, Indiana's estimated population is 23,154 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Indiana is the 66th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 24,325 and has seen a growth of -4.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,154260.11%
202023,128260.11%
201923,102260.11%
201823,076-78-0.34%
201723,154-98-0.42%
201623,252-136-0.58%
201523,388-54-0.23%
201423,442-384-1.61%
201323,826-121-0.51%
201223,947-203-0.84%
201124,150-175-0.72%
201024,325-1,690-6.50%
199026,015-2,257-7.98%
198028,2722,0567.84%
197026,2161,7627.21%
196024,4541,0634.54%
195023,3913,98020.50%
194019,4111680.87%
193019,2432,10112.26%
192017,1422,72718.92%
191014,4159206.82%
190013,4958656.85%
189012,6301,23610.85%
188011,3949188.76%
187010,4762512.45%
186010,22580.08%
185010,2173803.86%
18409,8377257.96%
18309,1123,16253.14%
18205,9500.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.11%
County Website
State
Founded
1819
County Seat
2010 Population
24,325
Growth Since 2010
-4.81%
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Fayette County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,35296.37%
Black or African American5712.46%
Two or More Races1380.59%
Some Other Race680.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.25%
Asian80.03%
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Fayette County, Indiana Population by Race

Fayette County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette County, Indiana Median Age

42.8


Total

42.1


Male

44.4


Female

Fayette County, Indiana Adults

There are 18,065 adults, (4,552 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Indiana.

Fayette County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,792

50.84%

Male

11,402

49.16%

Fayette County, Indiana Population by Age

Fayette County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male60.6%39.4%
Female47%53%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5842.3869.5
Married4,4442.8482.4
Non Family3,1431.2262.9
Female1,3903.1947
Male6073.0760.6

2.86

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8345.14%
9th to 12th Grade2,07312.78%
High School Graduate6,82342.06%
Some College3,01318.57%
Associates Degree1,3268.17%
Bachelors Degree1,4769.10%
Graduate Degree6774.17%
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Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,65212,8812,107
Black31828131
Hispanic1531107
Native American5729
2+ Races5527
Other Race5135
Asian888

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,137$45,959$26,334
Less Than 9th Grade$26,984$40,357$14,505
High School Graduate$30,971$39,490$21,058
Some College$40,104$53,933$29,688
Bachelors Degree$46,148$51,146$42,813
Graduate Degree$48,807$54,875$47,727

$36,137

Average Earnings

$45,959

Average Male

$26,334

Average Female

Fayette County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Indiana Language by Age

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Fayette County, Indiana Language

98.53% of Fayette County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Fayette County, Indiana Language

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,8023,81817.51%
Black55134262.07%
Hispanic27814853.24%
Other584068.97%
Multiple1362820.59%

19.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.31%

Male Poverty Rate

22.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is Other, with 68.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is White, with 17.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.48%.

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.09%
High School15.72%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.30%
Male Unemployed25.41%
Female Employed12.61%
Male Employed4.88%

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,175$56,682
Families$54,251$64,711
Married Families$68,586$75,068
Non Families$29,402$37,266
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Fayette County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,613

Number of Veterans

1,570

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam572
First Gulf War322
Second Gulf War131
Korea125
World War II74

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54428
75+423
65 to 74387
55 to 64312
18 to 3463

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6109.23%
Hispanic52.72%
Black30.69%

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Indiana 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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73.78%

Born in Fayette County, Indiana

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Fayette County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 73.78% having been born in Indiana. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette County, Indiana 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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