Fayette County, Tennessee Population 2022

Fayette County, Tennessee's estimated population is 42,864 with a growth rate of 1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Tennessee is the 39th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 38,427 and has seen a growth of 11.55% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18308,6520.00%
184021,50112,849148.51%
185026,7195,21824.27%
186024,327-2,392-8.95%
187026,1451,8187.47%
188031,8715,72621.90%
189028,878-2,993-9.39%
190029,7018232.85%
191030,2575561.87%
192031,4991,2424.10%
193028,891-2,608-8.28%
194030,3221,4314.95%
195027,535-2,787-9.19%
196024,577-2,958-10.74%
197022,692-1,885-7.67%
198025,3052,61311.52%
199025,5592541.00%
201038,42712,86850.35%
201138,5701430.37%
201238,6861160.30%
201338,8121260.33%
201439,1233110.80%
201539,2801570.40%
201639,7034231.08%
201740,1504471.13%
201840,5564061.01%
201941,1335771.42%
202041,7105771.40%
202142,2875771.38%
202242,8645771.36%
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Fayette County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,93568.79%
Black or African American11,17327.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2800.69%
Asian3110.77%
Some Other Race3290.81%
Two or More Races5841.44%
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Fayette County, Tennessee Population by Race

Fayette County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayette County, Tennessee Median Age

46.2


Total

44.9


Male

46.9


Female

Fayette County, Tennessee Adults

There are 32,870 adults, (8,652 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Tennessee.

Fayette County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

20,553

50.61%

Male

20,059

49.39%

Fayette County, Tennessee Population by Age

Fayette County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Male68%32%
Female59.3%40.7%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0402.4978.5
Married8,9892.9188.1
Male8733.0368
Female1,9073.3159.3
Non Family4,2711.1468.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8272.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,8569.49%
High School Graduate10,04733.40%
Some College7,28224.21%
Associates Degree2,3037.66%
Bachelors Degree4,40114.63%
Graduate Degree2,3637.86%
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Fayette County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian17915675
2+ Races18718077
White21,27019,4205,433
Hispanic573377135
Other Race21717647
Black7,8666,2751,056
Native American12449

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.90%.

Fayette County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,992$50,125$32,064
Less Than 9th Grade$33,538$40,613$25,458
High School Graduate$32,163$39,295$26,390
Some College$42,111$50,000$31,890
Bachelors Degree$61,757$72,750$51,111
Graduate Degree$75,181$90,156$65,438

$41,992

Average Earnings

$50,125

Average Male

$32,064

Average Female

Fayette County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Fayette County, Tennessee Language

97.60% of Fayette County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Fayette County, Tennessee Language

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native27216460.29%
Multiple56923240.77%
Hispanic1,11934430.74%
Black10,9112,63424.14%
White27,0401,6045.93%
Other59NaN%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee is Native, with 60.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Tennessee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.28%.

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.12%
High School12.14%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed27.50%
Female Employed4.46%
Female Unemployed34.69%

Fayette County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,618$86,784
Families$75,763$98,718
Married Families$87,784$112,947
Non Families$32,442$50,796
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Fayette County, Tennessee 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 45-54.

Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Fayette County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,895

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War434
First Gulf War611
Vietnam1,152
Korea235
World War II73

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34137
35 to 54594
55 to 64491
65 to 74895
75+778

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,38110.27%
Black4805.45%
Native American2813.93%
Asian10.45%
2+ Races52.54%
Hispanic7411.11%

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Tennessee 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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70.60%

Born in Fayette County, Tennessee

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Fayette County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 70.60% having been born in Tennessee. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fayette County, Tennessee 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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