Fayette County, Texas Population 2024

25,401

Fayette County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 25,401 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fayette County, Texas is the 102nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 24,545 and has seen a growth of 3.49% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,6212440.93%
202826,3772440.93%
202726,1332440.94%
202625,8892440.95%
202525,6452440.96%
202425,4012440.97%
202325,1572440.98%
202224,9132440.99%
202124,6691980.81%
202024,471-837-3.31%
201925,308360.14%
201825,2721620.65%
201725,1101110.44%
201624,999760.3%
201524,9231620.65%
201424,761560.23%
201324,705600.24%
201224,645-89-0.36%
201124,7341890.77%
201024,545
199020,0951,2636.71%
198018,8321,1826.7%
197017,650-2,734-13.41%
196020,384-3,792-15.68%
195024,176-5,070-17.34%
194029,246-1,462-4.76%
193030,7087432.48%
192029,9651690.57%
191029,796-6,746-18.46%
190036,5425,06116.08%
189031,4813,48512.45%
188027,99611,13366.02%
187016,8635,25945.32%
186011,6047,848208.95%
18503,756-22,865-85.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.97% (244)
County Website
Fayette County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
24,545
Area
950 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.49% (856)
Founded
1837

Fayette County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,36482.9%
Two or more races1,4896.06%
Black or African American1,4675.97%
Other race1,0694.35%
Asian900.37%
Native American800.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.02%
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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, Texas Population by Race

Fayette County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Fayette County, Texas Median Age

48

Total

46.2

Male

49.6

Female

Fayette County, Texas Adults

There are 19,639 adults, (6,399 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Texas.

Fayette County, Texas Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female12,32050.15%
Male12,24449.85%

Fayette County, Texas Population by Age

Fayette County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,3102.5981.318.7
Married5,1813.1191.38.7
Non Family3,0051.166931
Female6884.2663.436.6
Male4363.6175.924.1
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Fayette County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.33%.

Fayette County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,317

Average Earnings

$46,302

Average Male

$35,878

Average Female

Fayette County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fayette County, Texas Language

82.07% of Fayette County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.06% of the population.

Fayette County, Texas Language

Fayette County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,7851,1827.04%
Hispanic5,38070613.12%
Black1,41852637.09%
Multiple1,47915510.48%
Other1,04611210.71%
Asian872427.59%
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10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

11.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Texas is Black, with 37.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Texas is White, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Fayette County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.4%
High School12.02%
Some College10.77%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
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Fayette County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.46%
Male Unemployed15.52%
Male Employed3.29%
Female Employed3.25%
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Fayette County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fayette County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fayette County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,486

Number of Veterans

1,409

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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Fayette County, Texas Veterans by War

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Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fayette County, Texas 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

77.69%

Born in Fayette County, Texas

91.91%

Native Born

8.09%

Foreign Born

4.83%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.91% of Fayette County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.69% having been born in Texas. 4.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayette County, Texas Place of Birth

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