Fayette County OH Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,974
Population in Households 28,381
Population in Familes 22,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 593
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 11,462
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,746
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,928 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,534 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,280 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $118,832
Average Home Value $148,993


Median Household Income $40,784
Average Household Income $52,957
Per Capita Income $21,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.02%
Households 0.04% 0.03%
Families -0.18% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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 OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio 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 # 76 15th
Population Density1 # 72 19th
Diversity Index2 # 43 52nd
Median Household Income # 69 23rd
Per Capita Income # 69 23rd

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