Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Fayette County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 128,469 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Pennsylvania is the 27th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020128,469-986-0.76%
2019129,455-986-0.76%
2018130,441-986-0.75%
2017131,427-938-0.71%
2016132,365-859-0.64%
2015133,224-765-0.57%
2014133,989-597-0.44%
2013134,586-684-0.51%
2012135,270-727-0.53%
2011135,997-441-0.32%
2010136,438-8,913-6.13%
1990145,351-14,066-8.82%
1980159,4174,7503.07%
1970154,667-14,673-8.66%
1960169,340-20,559-10.83%
1950189,899-11,100-5.52%
1940200,9992,4571.24%
1930198,54210,4385.55%
1920188,10420,65512.34%
1910167,44957,03751.66%
1900110,41230,40638.00%
189080,00621,16435.97%
188058,84215,55835.94%
187043,2843,3758.46%
186039,9097972.04%
185039,1125,53816.49%
184033,5744,40215.09%
183029,1721,8876.92%
182027,2852,57110.40%
181024,7144,55522.60%
180020,1596,83451.29%
179013,3250.00%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White122,46392.57%
Black or African American5,1923.92%
Two or More Races3,3812.56%
Asian4340.33%
Some Other Race4250.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3460.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.04%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.8


Total

42.9


Male

46.5


Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 106,728 adults, (26,611 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

66,962

50.62%

Male

65,327

49.38%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
Male75%25%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Female56.7%43.3%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,5112.3473.9
Married25,2462.9689
Non Family19,7511.1860.4
Female6,7773.156.7
Male2,7373.0275

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9413.04%
9th to 12th Grade8,1228.40%
High School Graduate47,52449.15%
Some College13,68014.15%
Associates Degree8,7499.05%
Bachelors Degree10,73911.11%
Graduate Degree4,9355.10%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White90,45080,39614,804
Black3,9063,250437
Multiple Races1,1971,063149
Hispanic795639142
Asian261236148
Other Race20516510
Islander196149
Native American383322

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 57.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,829$42,297$27,012
Less Than High School$18,677$24,141$12,685
High School Grad$30,145$39,133$22,136
Some College$35,802$44,880$28,283
Bachelors Degree$44,396$52,195$37,266
Graduate Degree$63,105$72,978$56,667

$34,829

Average Earnings

$42,297

Average Male

$27,012

Average Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

97.09% of Fayette County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White119,04919,50916.39%
Black3,8831,59241.00%
Multiple3,2181,05232.69%
Hispanic1,32941030.85%
Other39113033.25%
Asian43412829.49%
Native4349.30%

17.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 41.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.18%
High School15.54%
Some College11.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.96%
Male Unemployed36.86%
Female Employed7.72%
Male Employed3.97%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Income

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,476$61,022
Families$60,683$73,023
Married Families$71,201$84,533
Non Families$23,562$36,667

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marriage

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

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans

9,801

Number of Veterans

9,188

Male Veterans

613

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,040
First Gulf War1,722
Korea1,127
Second Gulf War1,029
World War II673
Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,098
75+2,778
35 to 542,071
55 to 641,486
18 to 34368
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,4219.45%
Black2365.30%
Hispanic14914.84%
2 or More1348.45%
Other103.15%

$Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

54%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania 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

84.77%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.71% of Fayette County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 84.77% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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