For population 25 years and over in Fayette:
For population 15 years and over in Fayette city:
20 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $318 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (37.7 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (59.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (520.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Belk, AL (2.6 miles ), Kennedy, AL (3.4 miles ), Russell, AL (3.4 miles ), North River, AL (3.6 miles ), Berry, AL (3.6 miles ), Glen Allen, AL (3.9 miles ), Winfield, AL (4.0 miles ), Vernon, AL (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.69 N, Longitude: 87.83 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,654 (+35.6%)
Area code: 205
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Fayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.4%).
Work and jobs in Fayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fayette, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fayette-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 248% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Fayette city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 1.9 miles away from Fayette center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from Fayette center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Michael Moore - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Nov 1, 1976), Michael Moore (offensive lineman) - Football player.
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Local government website: www.fayette.net
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.4% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Fayette (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Fayette government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,377 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,182 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Fayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fayette, AL
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $11,034,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,364
Total average daily truck traffic: 722
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 23,345
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fayette)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fayette, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fayette)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fayette)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.