Fayette County IN Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,716
Population in Households 23,324
Population in Familes 18,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $42,493
Average Household Income $55,998
Per Capita Income $22,393


Total Housing Units 10,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,246 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,147 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,436 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $90,092
Average Home Value $125,785


Total Households 9,393
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,356
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.32%
Households -0.41% -0.4%
Families -0.58% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


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, 2018 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 Density # 34 64th
Diversity Index # 78 15th
Median Household Income # 91 2nd
Per Capita Income # 87 7th

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