Fayette County, Ohio Population 2020

Fayette County, Ohio's estimated population is 28,688 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Ohio is the 74th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,688110.04%
201928,677110.04%
201828,666110.04%
201728,655-3-0.01%
201628,658600.21%
201528,598-49-0.17%
201428,647-36-0.13%
201328,683-82-0.29%
201228,765-100-0.35%
201128,865-152-0.52%
201029,0171,5515.65%
199027,466-1-0.00%
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%
188020,3643,19418.60%
187017,1701,2357.75%
186015,9353,20925.22%
185012,7261,74215.86%
184010,9842,80234.25%
18308,1821,86629.54%
18206,3164,462240.67%
18101,8540.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.04%
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State
Founded
March 1, 1810[1]

Fayette County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,87693.82%
Two or More Races6842.39%
Black or African American5832.04%
Asian2610.91%
Some Other Race2250.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.02%

Fayette County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Fayette County, Ohio Median Age

40.7


Total

38.9


Male

42.4


Female

Fayette County, Ohio Adults

There are 21,796 adults, (4,858 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Ohio.

Fayette County, Ohio Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

14,685

51.27%

Male

13,960

48.73%

Fayette County, Ohio Households and Families

Fayette County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
Male66.5%33.5%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female39.4%60.6%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7362.4163.2
Married5,7032.9674.8
Non Family3,6991.1555.1
Female1,6263.139.4
Male7082.9666.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5692.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,14410.96%
High School Graduate9,23847.24%
Some College3,20916.41%
Associates Degree1,2416.35%
Bachelors Degree2,22011.35%
Graduate Degree9344.78%

Fayette County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,44016,0203,020
Black4102866
Hispanic33223964
Multiple Races2011429
Asian16314950
Other Race14310014
Native American74
Islander33

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 30.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,511$40,287$27,688
Less Than High School$21,793$28,306$14,864
High School Grad$31,029$35,529$23,990
Some College$37,950$44,443$30,514
Bachelors Degree$41,875$53,607$36,362
Graduate Degree$54,980$72,778$53,477

$34,511

Average Earnings

$40,287

Average Male

$27,688

Average Female

Fayette County, Ohio Language

Fayette County, Ohio Language by Age

Fayette County, Ohio Language

97.12% of Fayette County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.88% 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, Ohio Poverty

Fayette County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0013,99415.36%
Multiple68035051.47%
Hispanic58530552.14%
Other22515066.67%
Black51913025.05%
Asian2612710.34%

16.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.68%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Ohio is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Ohio is Asian, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.22%
High School14.10%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.45%
Male Unemployed37.95%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed3.02%

Fayette County, Ohio Income

Fayette County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,478$60,637
Families$55,076$70,191
Married Families$68,159$81,790
Non Families$29,272$36,395

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Fayette County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Ohio Veterans

2,031

Number of Veterans

1,936

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam732
First Gulf War309
Second Gulf War264
Korea169
World War II39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74550
35 to 54527
75+413
55 to 64358
18 to 34183
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9079.23%
Black5911.75%
2 or More5821.48%
Hispanic133.57%
Other74.55%

$Fayette County, Ohio Veterans by Education

6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.47%

Born in Ohio

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.26% of Fayette County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 86.47% having been born in Ohio. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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