Fayette County, Texas Population 2021

Fayette County, Texas's estimated population is 25,482 with a growth rate of 0.27% 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 24,556 and has seen a growth of 3.77% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,482680.27%
202025,414680.27%
201925,346680.27%
201825,2781590.63%
201725,1191010.40%
201625,018730.29%
201524,9451630.66%
201424,782610.25%
201324,721600.24%
201224,661-88-0.36%
201124,7491930.79%
201024,5564,46122.20%
199020,0951,2636.71%
198018,8321,1826.70%
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%
18503,7560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.27%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
24,556
Growth Since 2010
3.77%
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Fayette County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,67190.18%
Black or African American1,6456.54%
Some Other Race4971.98%
Two or More Races1920.76%
Asian1250.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.04%
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Fayette County, Texas Population by Race

Fayette County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayette County, Texas Median Age

47


Total

45.7


Male

48.3


Female

Fayette County, Texas Adults

There are 19,984 adults, (6,187 of whom are seniors) in Fayette County, Texas.

Fayette County, Texas Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayette County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

12,748

50.71%

Male

12,393

49.29%

Fayette County, Texas Population by Age

Fayette County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayette County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All81.7%18.3%
Male80.1%19.9%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Female58.1%41.9%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayette County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1352.781.7
Married5,3683.1487.1
Non Family2,5991.2377.1
Female7164.0558.1
Male4523.7480.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Fayette County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2096.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,3327.29%
High School Graduate7,14239.10%
Some College3,76520.61%
Associates Degree1,2226.69%
Bachelors Degree2,65214.52%
Graduate Degree9455.17%
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Fayette County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayette County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,10213,0783,475
Hispanic2,8751,67940
Black1,07178834
Other Race411193
2+ Races12110721
Asian745227
Native American97

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.49%.

Fayette County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,210$43,967$26,641
Less Than 9th Grade$24,883$35,026$18,949
High School Graduate$31,695$43,848$24,719
Some College$34,432$43,339$26,060
Bachelors Degree$45,023$54,315$40,923
Graduate Degree$58,438$87,188$47,955

$35,210

Average Earnings

$43,967

Average Male

$26,641

Average Female

Fayette County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayette County, Texas Language by Age

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Fayette County, Texas Language

80.72% of Fayette County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.45% of the population.

Fayette County, Texas Language

Fayette County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5661,4418.20%
Hispanic5,22179215.17%
Black1,60969042.88%
Other469183.84%
Asian12464.84%
Native11436.36%
Multiple18821.06%

11.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.32%

Male Poverty Rate

13.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayette County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Texas is Black, with 42.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayette County, Texas is Multiple, with 1.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.08%.

Fayette County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.77%
High School10.75%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Fayette County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.53%
Male Unemployed20.33%
Male Employed4.15%
Female Employed3.50%

Fayette County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayette County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,189$76,697
Families$72,565$90,541
Married Families$79,808-
Non Families$27,652$39,172
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Income by Household Type

Fayette County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayette County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Fayette County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Fayette County, Texas Marital Status

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1,643

Number of Veterans

1,576

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam669
First Gulf War266
Second Gulf War215
Korea192
World War II106

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+601
65 to 74536
35 to 54245
55 to 64152
18 to 34109

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5668.64%
Hispanic702.05%
Black443.78%
Other Race255.52%
Native American777.78%
2+ Races10.65%

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Race

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayette County, Texas Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fayette County, Texas Employment by Age

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Fayette County, Texas Employment by Race

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Fayette County, Texas 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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77.87%

Born in Fayette County, Texas

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

4.41%

Non Citizen

3.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Fayette County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Texas. 4.41% 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

  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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