Fayette County, TX Demographic Data

Fayette County, TX Summary

Fayette County is located in Texas
  • Population: 24,657
  • Area: 959.81 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 950.01 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 9.80 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 25.68 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 262.47 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Fayette County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
12,582
51%
50.8
Male
12,267
49%
49.2
Total Population
24,849
 
321,419,000

Fayette County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,304
5.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,653
6.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,377
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,452
5.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,206
4.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,261
9.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,428
9.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,541
14.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,070
8.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,812
7.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,133
12.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,732
7.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
880
3.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
19,576
78.8%
77.1
Female
10,033
51.3%
51.4
Male
9,543
48.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
18,604
74.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
6,759
27.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
5,745
23.1%
14.9
Female
3,085
53.7%
55.9
Male
2,660
46.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
48
NR
NR

Fayette County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
24,689
99.4% 
96.9
White
22,373
90.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,797
7.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
3
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
28
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
28
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
8
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
8
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
480
1.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
160
0.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,877
19.6% 
17.6
Mexican
4,671
18.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
2
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
204
0.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,972
80.4% 
82.4

Fayette County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,739
9.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,888
10.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
6,591
36.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
3,642
20.4% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,136
6.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,055
11.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
806
4.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,627
20.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
14,230
79.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,861
16.0%
30.6

Fayette County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
4,899
23.9%
33.5%
Now Married
11,423
55.7%
47.5
Divorced
2,207
10.8%
11.0%
Separated
213
1.0%
2.1
Widowed
1,773
8.6
5.8%

Fayette County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
19,290
81.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
4,255
18.1%
21.5%
Spanish
3,653
15.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
548
2.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
28
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
26
0.1%
1.0%

Fayette County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
725
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
674
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,153
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,048
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,300
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,943
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
986
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,064
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
241
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
424
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
47,808
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,458
 
29,979

Fayette County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,067
9.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
980
8.4%
9.8
Construction
1,073
9.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,020
17.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
540
4.6%
6.5
Information
84
0.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,516
13.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
589
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
579
5.0%
11.3
Public administration
475
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
1,396
12.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
872
7.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
478
4.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,993
17.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,653
22.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,994
17.1%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,017
25.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
2,012
17.2%
18.0%

Fayette County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
11,464
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
9,536
83.2%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,059
9.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
23
0.2%
5.2
Walked
194
1.7%
2.8
Other means
138
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
514
4.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.0

Fayette County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
411
4.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
2,614
27.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
4,205
44.0%
37.2
3 or more
2,328
24.4%
20.3

Fayette County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,558
69.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
7,437
77.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,121
22.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
4,296
31.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Fayette County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,854
1 room
274
2.0%
2.3
2 rooms
222
1.6%
2.5
3 rooms
697
5.0%
9.0
4 rooms
1,489
10.7%
16.6
5 rooms
3,476
25.1%
20.0
6 rooms
3,601
26.0%
17.9
7 rooms
1,946
14.0%
12.1
8 rooms
1,027
7.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,122
8.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Fayette County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,854
 
 
1-unit, detached
10,925
78.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
147
1.1%
5.8
2-units
270
1.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
37
0.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
104
0.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
119
0.9%
4.6
20 or more units
197
1.4%
8.8
Mobile home
2,047
14.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
8
0.1%
0.1

Fayette County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,230
16.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
698
5.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,064
7.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,202
8.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,319
9.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,531
18.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,114
15.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,397
17.3%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
297
2.1%
2.5%
2014 or later
2
0.0%
0.5%

Fayette County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,618
16.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,260
23.6%
4.7
Electricity
5,424
56.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
17
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
171
1.8%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
19
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
49
0.5%
1.2

Fayette County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,707
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
57
2.1%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
66
2.4%
9.9%
Less than $500
67
2.5%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
137
5.1%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
254
9.4%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
910
33.6%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,216
44.9%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,472
54.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
328
12.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
228
8.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
162
6.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
510
18.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
7
NR
NR

Fayette County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,681 
 
41,410,200 
$2,000 to $2,499
5
0.3%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
8
0.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
12
0.7%
1.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
72
4.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
242
14.4%
27.9%
Less than $500
358
21.3%
11.0%
$500 to $999
984
58.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
440
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
701
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
462
28.1%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
201
12.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
166
10.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
104
6.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
120
7.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
592
36.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
476
NR
NR

Fayette County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
7,437
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
897
12.1%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,695
22.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,337
18.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,050
14.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,207
16.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
812
10.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
207
2.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
232
3.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
138,100
 
194,500
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