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Fayette County, AL


Designated Market Area: Birmingham, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 16,118   ( 1,123 from 2010)
Land area: 627.7 square miles
Population density: 25.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:13,587 84.30% 8.4%
Black:1,78211.06% 9.0%
Indian:570.35% 21.3%
Asian:810.50% 118.9%
2+ races:2831.76% 86.2%
Hispanic:3282.03% 60.8%
Total non-White:2,53115.70% 5.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:396 12.1
Deaths:63419.4
Net Migration: 250.8
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:-1,245 -7.2
Change in Non-White pop.:122 0.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
17,241
14,83286.03%
1,95811.36%
470.27%
370.21%
1520.88%
2041.18%
2,40913.97%

2000
18,495
15,99486.48%
2,19911.89%
350.19%
280.15%
860.46%
1520.82%
2,50113.52%

1990
17,962
15,60086.85%
2,20612.28%
80.04%
210.12%
n/a
1270.71%
2,36213.15%

1980
18,809
16,29286.62%
2,36012.55%
00.00%
530.28%
n/a
990.53%
2,51713.38%

1970
16,252
13,99486.11%
2,24913.84%
10.01%
20.01%
n/a
00.00%
2,258 13.89%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,757 9.5
2,03011.0
-811-4.4
520.3
-1,162 -6.3
-92 -0.5
1990's
NumberRate
2,255 12.6
2,23812.5
880.5
290.2
394 2.2
139 0.8
1980's
NumberRate
2,386 12.7
1,911 10.2
-1,258 -6.7
n/a
-692 -3.7
-155 -0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,695 10.4
n/a
2,298 14.1
259 1.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Fayette County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
43.7
3,436 21.3%
12,682 78.7%
3,461 21.5%
6,143
2.60
4,161 67.7%
3,243 77.9%
311 7.5%
1,982 32.3%

2010
NumberPercent
42.5
3,837 22.3%
13,404 77.7%
3,084 17.9%
7,100
2.39
4,916 69.2%
3,717 75.6%
425 8.6%
2,184 30.8%

2000
NumberPercent
39.0
4,427 23.9%
14,068 76.1%
2,993 16.2%
7,479
2.43
5,345 71.5%
4,443 83.1%
368 6.9%
2,134 28.5%

1990
NumberPercent
35.6
4,560 25.4%
13,402 74.6%
2,912 16.2%
6,885
2.59
5,178 75.2%
4,344 83.9%
325 6.3%
1,707 24.8%

1980
NumberPercent
32.1
5,546 29.5%
13,263 70.5%
2,722 14.5%
6,739
2.77
5,397 80.1%
4,694 87.0%
283 5.2%
1,342 19.9%

2022 Housing Data for Fayette County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,816 
Median Value$112,700 
Occupied6,14378.6%
Vacant1,67321.4%
Owned4,65975.8%
Rented1,48424.2%
Median Rent$600 
Single-Family Units5,48470.2%
    Detached5,45469.8%
    Attached300.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units5136.6%
Mobile Homes1,47618.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Fayette County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004166.8%
$10,000 to $14,9995949.7%
$15,000 to $19,9994717.7%
$20,000 to $24,9992584.2%
$25,000 to $29,9993115.1%
$30,000 to $34,9995188.4%
$35,000 to $39,9992293.7%
$40,000 to $44,9992423.9%
$45,000 to $49,9991782.9%
$50,000 to $59,9994226.9%
$60,000 to $74,9994727.7%
$75,000 to $99,99976212.4%
$100,000 to $124,99963510.3%
$125,000 to $149,9992293.7%
$150,000 to $199,9991742.8%
$200,000 or more2323.8%
Median Household Income45,650 
Per Capita Income27,053 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state89 
Compared to U.S.73 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4948.0%
Public Assistance1342.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,20719.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,73157.9%
Unemployed6526.6%
In Armed Forces40.0%
Total Labor Force6,38764.6%
Not in Labor Force3,50335.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 42.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,7171,79260.3%
Non-Profit9329524.0%
Self-Employed46718172.1%
Local Government22430642.3%
State Government459831.5%
Federal Government275134.6%
Total Private + Self3,1841,97361.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.38975034.2%
Total3,5732,72356.8%
Pct. Govt.11.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5358.5%
Sales and Office Occupations1,11817.8%
Professional, Technical95815.2%
Service Occupations89214.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing360.6%
All others2,79344.4%
White Collar 41.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,77428.2%
Health care and social assistance1,02016.2%
Retail trade90114.3%
Educational services4096.5%
Other services3375.4%
Construction3325.3%
Accommodation and food services3285.2%
Transportation and warehousing2363.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1422.3%
Professional, scientific, technical1392.2%
Public administration1302.1%
Utilities1191.9%
Wholesale trade1191.9%
Finance and insurance901.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting621.0%
Information611.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction510.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing260.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation200.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Fayette County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican490.30%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American120.07%
Argentinean120.07%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese120.07%
Filipino110.07%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,30699.1%
Spanish580.4%
Other260.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic180.1%
Other Indo-European130.1%
Vietnamese120.1%
Tagalog110.1%
Korean70.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,03524.8%
English1,6129.9%
Irish1,2927.9%
German6153.8%
Italian3472.1%
Scottish2201.3%
European1510.9%
Dutch1230.8%
Polish1030.6%
French720.4%
Norwegian630.4%
Welsh630.4%
Scotch-Irish560.3%
Nigerian410.3%
Eastern European380.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen16,28499.9%
Not a citizen130.1%
Native16,17699.3%
Foreign-born1210.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Fayette County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
734 6.4%1,124 9.8%4,551 39.8%3,533 30.9%943 8.3%543 4.8%
  Average years of education: 12.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 734 6.4%
9-12 Years 1,124 9.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,551 39.8%
Some College 3,533 30.9%
Bach. Degree 943 8.3%
Grad Degree 543 4.8%
Average years of education: 12.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Fayette County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 8,507 7,667 840 9.9% 6.8%
1991 8,488 7,590 898 10.6% 7.3%
1992 8,630 7,874 756 8.8% 7.5%
1993 8,718 7,922 796 9.1% 7.2%
1994 8,823 8,253 570 6.5% 6.2%
1995 8,749 8,255 494 5.6% 5.9%
1996 8,507 8,148 359 4.2% 5.2%
1997 8,637 8,219 418 4.8% 4.9%
1998 8,301 7,685 616 7.4% 4.5%
1999 7,884 7,121 763 9.7% 4.7%
2000 8,332 7,839 493 5.9% 4.6%
2001 8,195 7,672 523 6.4% 5.2%
2002 7,906 7,230 676 8.6% 5.9%
2003 8,080 7,523 557 6.9% 6.0%
2004 7,881 7,343 538 6.8% 5.6%
2005 7,865 7,516 349 4.4% 4.4%
2006 7,750 7,424 326 4.2% 4.0%
2007 7,405 7,049 356 4.8% 4.1%
2008 7,123 6,591 532 7.5% 5.8%
2009 6,930 6,037 893 12.9% 10.1%
2010 6,827 5,955 872 12.8% 10.4%
2011 6,627 5,899 728 11.0% 9.6%
2012 6,511 5,936 575 8.8% 8.2%
2013 6,401 5,862 539 8.4% 7.3%
2014 6,359 5,863 496 7.8% 6.7%
2015 6,406 5,954 452 7.1% 6.1%
2016 6,542 6,100 442 6.8% 5.9%
2017 6,536 6,218 318 4.9% 4.6%
2018 6,501 6,237 264 4.1% 3.9%
2019 6,582 6,376 206 3.1% 3.0%
2020 6,562 6,236 326 5.0% 5.9%
2021 6,642 6,439 203 3.1% 3.4%
2022 6,591 6,411 180 2.7% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com