Fayette County IN Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,732
Daytime Population: Workers 7,906
Daytime Population: Residents 14,151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,057
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 23,340
Population in Familes 18,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density2 110
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,227
Average Household Income $53,379
Per Capita Income $21,503


Total Housing Units 10,816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,434 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,031 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,351 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $87,963
Average Home Value $123,768


Total Households 9,465
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,413
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.31% -0.44%
Households -0.36% -0.47%
Families -0.54% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


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, 2017 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 # 81 13th
Median Household Income # 90 3rd
Per Capita Income # 85 9th

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