Fayette County, Indiana Population 2024

23,295

Fayette County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 23,295 with a growth rate of -0.12% 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 -4.23% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,160-27-0.12%
202823,187-27-0.12%
202723,214-27-0.12%
202623,241-27-0.12%
202523,268-27-0.12%
202423,295-27-0.12%
202323,322-27-0.12%
202223,349-27-0.12%
202123,376140.06%
202023,3623241.41%
201923,038120.05%
201823,026-112-0.48%
201723,138-108-0.46%
201623,246-143-0.61%
201523,389-54-0.23%
201423,443-384-1.61%
201323,827-122-0.51%
201223,949-203-0.84%
201124,152-173-0.71%
201024,325
199026,015-2,257-7.98%
198028,2722,0567.84%
197026,2161,7627.21%
196024,4541,0634.54%
195023,3913,98020.5%
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%
18205,950-17,210-74.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.12% (-27)
County Website
Fayette County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
24,325
Area
215 mi²
Density
108 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.23% (-1,030)
Founded
1819

Fayette County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,13094.61%
Two or more races7373.15%
Black or African American2781.19%
Other race1340.57%
Native American590.25%
Asian430.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander100.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fayette County, Indiana Population by Race

Fayette County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette County, Indiana Median Age

43

Total

42.6

Male

44.3

Female

Fayette County, Indiana Adults

There are 18,263 adults, (4,767 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Indiana.

Fayette County, Indiana Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female11,88750.82%
Male11,50449.18%

Fayette County, Indiana Population by Age

Fayette County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,6722.3869.530.5
Married4,4192.9585.214.8
Non Family3,6181.2457.442.6
Female1,1553.3853.346.7
Male4803.1654.645.4
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fayette County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.79%.

Fayette County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,567

Average Earnings

$51,456

Average Male

$29,069

Average Female

Fayette County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fayette County, Indiana Language

97.72% of Fayette County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Fayette County, Indiana Language

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,5683,43715.94%
Multiple73317023.19%
Hispanic33910129.79%
Black2525321.03%
Other1313325.19%
showing: 5 rows

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

18.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 29.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Indiana is White, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.92%.

Fayette County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.97%
High School12.73%
Some College12.59%
Bachelors or Greater8.88%
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Fayette County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed48.11%
Female Unemployed35.15%
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed3.67%
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Fayette County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,581

Number of Veterans

1,419

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

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Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.53%

Born in Fayette County, Indiana

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Fayette County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.53% having been born in Indiana. 0.71% 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

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