Fayette County IN Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,799
Population in Households 23,407
Population in Familes 18,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 9,420
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,407 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,013 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,374 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $86,505
Average Home Value $117,161


Median Household Income $39,488
Average Household Income $51,206
Per Capita Income $20,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.47%
Households -0.5% -0.58%
Families -0.64% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fayette County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 30th
Population Density1 # 34 64th
Diversity Index2 # 78 15th
Median Household Income # 87 7th
Per Capita Income # 87 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.