Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Fayette County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 127,176 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Pennsylvania is the 28th largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 136,441 and has seen a growth of -6.79% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021127,176-1,049-0.82%
2020128,225-1,049-0.81%
2019129,274-1,049-0.80%
2018130,323-986-0.75%
2017131,309-1,041-0.79%
2016132,350-902-0.68%
2015133,252-747-0.56%
2014133,999-602-0.45%
2013134,601-687-0.51%
2012135,288-727-0.53%
2011136,015-426-0.31%
2010136,441-8,910-6.13%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.82% (-1,049)
County Website
Founded
September 26, 1783
County Seat
2010 Population
136,441
Growth Since 2010
-6.79% (-9,265)
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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White121,43592.49%
Black or African American5,5024.19%
Two or More Races3,1402.39%
Some Other Race6150.47%
Asian4740.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.04%
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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45


Total

43


Male

46.7


Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 105,957 adults, (27,082 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

66,467

50.62%

Male

64,835

49.38%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female58.2%41.8%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
All74.4%25.6%
Male78.2%21.8%
Married89.1%10.9%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,8372.374.4
Married25,0202.9689.1
Non Family20,3371.1961.5
Female6,9842.9958.2
Male2,4962.8778.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6352.74%
9th to 12th Grade8,4948.83%
High School Graduate46,16748.01%
Some College13,83114.38%
Associates Degree8,4228.76%
Bachelors Degree11,28311.73%
Graduate Degree5,3375.55%
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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White89,96479,83515,776
Black4,0163,283358
2+ Races1,122949125
Hispanic822727162
Asian305272200
Other Race24521611
Native American383820
Islander3636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.57%.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,573$44,451$28,049
Less Than 9th Grade$19,789$24,919$13,200
High School Graduate$30,858$39,683$22,781
Some College$37,492$47,235$30,180
Bachelors Degree$47,702$55,533$38,711
Graduate Degree$66,915$78,750$60,777

$36,573

Average Earnings

$44,451

Average Male

$28,049

Average Female

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

96.79% of Fayette County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Language

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White117,66418,42615.66%
Black4,2531,79142.11%
Multiple2,8921,01735.17%
Hispanic1,40750035.54%
Other56216729.72%
Asian47411724.68%
Islander811316.05%
Native551221.82%

17.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.80%

Male Poverty Rate

19.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is White, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.79%
High School15.19%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.80%
Male Unemployed34.96%
Female Employed7.79%
Male Employed3.97%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,364$64,484
Families$62,781$77,131
Married Families$74,388$89,843
Non Families$25,679$39,724
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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9,216

Number of Veterans

8,589

Male Veterans

627

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,710
First Gulf War1,802
Second Gulf War1,072
Korea873
World War II445

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,877
75+2,448
35 to 542,108
55 to 641,330
18 to 34453

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,8278.92%
Black2826.10%
Hispanic12611.92%
2+ Races684.74%
Other Race265.22%
Islander1316.05%

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania 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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84.48%

Born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Fayette County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 84.48% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania 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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