Fayette County, Ohio Population 2024

28,659

Fayette County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 28,659 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Ohio is the 75th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 29,016 and has seen a growth of -1.23% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,209-90-0.32%
202828,299-90-0.32%
202728,389-90-0.32%
202628,479-90-0.32%
202528,569-90-0.31%
202428,659-90-0.31%
202328,749-90-0.31%
202228,839-90-0.31%
202128,929-42-0.14%
202028,9714851.7%
201928,486-128-0.45%
201828,614-55-0.19%
201728,669-26-0.09%
201628,695780.27%
201528,617-35-0.12%
201428,652-38-0.13%
201328,690-80-0.28%
201228,770-100-0.35%
201128,870-146-0.5%
201029,016
199027,466-10%
198027,4672,0067.88%
197025,4616862.77%
196024,7752,2219.85%
195022,5541,1695.47%
194021,3856303.04%
193020,755-763-3.55%
192021,518-226-1.04%
191021,744190.09%
190021,725-584-2.62%
189022,3091,9459.55%
188020,3643,19418.6%
187017,1701,2357.75%
186015,9353,20925.22%
185012,7261,74215.86%
184010,9842,80234.25%
18308,1821,86629.54%
18206,3164,462240.67%
18101,854-26,355-93.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.31% (-90)
County Website
Fayette County
State
Ohio
2010 Population
29,016
Area
406 mi²
Density
71 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.23% (-357)
Founded
March 1, 1810

Fayette County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,47291.6%
Two or more races1,1023.81%
Black or African American8032.78%
Other race2700.93%
Asian2360.82%
Native American90.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.03%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fayette County, Ohio Population by Race

Fayette County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette County, Ohio Median Age

41.2

Total

38.9

Male

42.5

Female

Fayette County, Ohio Adults

There are 22,152 adults, (5,107 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Ohio.

Fayette County, Ohio Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female14,63150.62%
Male14,27049.38%

Fayette County, Ohio Population by Age

Fayette County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6202.4664.535.5
Married5,3433.0980.719.3
Non Family4,1351.2753.446.6
Female1,4153.341.858.2
Male7272.965347
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Fayette County, Ohio 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 2+ races people with a rate of 19.13%.

Fayette County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,170

Average Earnings

$48,206

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Fayette County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fayette County, Ohio Language

98.42% of Fayette County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Fayette County, Ohio Language

Fayette County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White26,0123,91915.07%
Multiple1,09126524.29%
Black73315521.15%
Hispanic67514922.07%
Other27012646.67%
Islander99100%
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15.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

19.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Ohio is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Ohio is White, with 15.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Fayette County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School13.79%
Some College12.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%
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Fayette County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.76%
Male Unemployed21.69%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed1.72%
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Fayette County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fayette County, Ohio 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 35-44.

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,338

Number of Veterans

1,203

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

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Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Ohio 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

84.96%

Born in Fayette County, Ohio

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Fayette County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 84.96% having been born in Ohio. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette County, Ohio Place of Birth

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