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Fayette County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 16,739 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 18,495 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,461
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,810
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,786
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,829 (it was 1,707 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 628 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (20.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fayette County, AL (2017)
    • 14,13376.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,94810.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2821.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2261.2%Two or more races
    • 820.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 8,222  (49.1%)
Females: 8,517  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Fayette County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,839 ($28,539 in 1999)
This county:

$37,839
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $354 (lower quartile is $212, upper quartile is $433)
This county:

$354
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,994 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Fayette:

$88,994
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,335 - $149,350
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $908
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 182

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Fayette, AL residents
Average permit cost in Fayette, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $334 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $199 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Fayette, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fayette, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fayette, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
Fayette County:

17.0%
Alabama:

16.9%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.8 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 42.3 years old, American Indian residents: 61.8 years old, Asian residents: 58.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fayette County is $331 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fayette, Russell, North River, Berry, Belk.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Creek: Sanders Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Chaves County, New Mexico , Desha County, Arkansas , Morgan County, Georgia , Oconee County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Fayette, AL
County total employment by year in Fayette, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Fayette, AL

Current college students: 663
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 114 (91.8% naturalized citizens)

Fayette County:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 352010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.6%

Fayette County marital status for males Fayette County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,978
  • One, attached: 86
  • Two: 179
  • 3 or 4: 220
  • 5 to 9: 145
  • 10 to 19: 110
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,750
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Fayette County with a mortgage: 2,052 (28 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,239

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,49076
Mainline Protestant79511
Black Protestant5414
Other1232
Catholic901
None6,202-
Fayette County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Fayette County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Fayette County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.0%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Fayette County:

Average size of farms: 206 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,250
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $99.32
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,296
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,338
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.01%
Corn for grain: 2772 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1848 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 865 harvested acres
Vegetables: 45 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Fayette County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 15582024.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/28/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fayette County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 37.1 miles away from Fayette County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from the county 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 76.7 miles away from Fayette County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 05, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1442: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to November 25, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1399: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1399, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to February 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1362: March 05, 2001, FEMA Id: 1362, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Fayette Fire, Incident Period: September 17, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 2279, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,809 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 446 (9.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 82 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 165 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • India (17%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Malaysia (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Germany (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fayette County


  • American (47%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Fayette County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Fayette County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,165.

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.45% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($28,378 average AGI)
0.88% relocated from other states ($6,500 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.88%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.50% ($36,051 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  1.42% ($28,932)
from Lamar County, AL  0.46% ($38,708)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.03% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($25,342 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($4,974 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.93%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, AL  1.58% ($33,819 average AGI)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.30% ($39,471)
to Lamar County, AL  0.48% ($29,840)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Fayette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fayette County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fayette County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fayette County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fayette County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fayette County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fayette County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,054 (2,960 aged, 1,094 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 255 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fayette County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (287)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (225)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (183)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (163)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (161)
  • Congestive heart failure (158)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (135)
  • Unspecified dementia (118)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (114)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (104)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,739
  • In family households: 14,012 (2,595 male householders, 2,185 female householders)
    3,671 spouses, 4,409 children (3,732 natural, 360 adopted, 326 stepchildren), 523 grandchildren, 189 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 95 other relatives, 145 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,391 (897 male householders (774 living alone)), 1,202 female householders (1,139 living alone)), 278 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 324

Size of family households: 2,432 2-persons, 1,095 3-persons, 851 4-persons, 326 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,914 1-person, 165 2-persons, 13 6-persons.

2,196 married couples with children.
919 single-parent households (378 men, 541 women).

99.7% of residents of Fayette speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (24% speak English very well, 76% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $110,226,000 ($6,032 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,927,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,945,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,027,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,138,000
Federal grants: $21,856,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,921,000 ($5,258,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,338,000 ($3,623,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,239,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,556,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,085
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,142
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -204
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.63 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Fayette County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Fayette County, Alabama
  • 1802014 or later
  • 2272010 to 2013
  • 8622000 to 2009
  • 1,6581990 to 1999
  • 1,4771980 to 1989
  • 1,6031970 to 1979
  • 7391960 to 1969
  • 7051950 to 1959
  • 5371940 to 1949
  • 5311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Alabama
  • 181 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 6244 rooms
  • 1,1915 rooms
  • 1,2626 rooms
  • 6787 rooms
  • 5118 rooms
  • 7409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
  • 201 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2823 rooms
  • 3724 rooms
  • 5195 rooms
  • 1986 rooms
  • 1127 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Alabama
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 1,1142 bedrooms
  • 2,9173 bedrooms
  • 8384 bedrooms
  • 2235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Alabama
  • 19no bedroom
  • 3921 bedroom
  • 5172 bedrooms
  • 5583 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 195no vehicle
  • 1,1161 vehicle
  • 2,1882 vehicles
  • 1,1173 vehicles
  • 4714 vehicles
  • 1795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 401no vehicle
  • 7921 vehicle
  • 2942 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

87.3% of Fayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Alabama.

Fayette County:

87.3%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,727
  • Other state: 2,849
  • Northeast: 150
  • Midwest: 811
  • South: 1,657
  • West: 233
Year householders moved into unit in Fayette County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 19.2%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 23.0%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 94
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

8.5%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fayette County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,846,000
    Police Protection: $616,000
    Central Staff Services: $608,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $341,000
    Health - Other: $293,000
    General Public Buildings: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,418,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,570,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,806,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,717,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $197,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,830,000

Fayette County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,846,000
    Police Protection: $616,000
    Central Staff Services: $608,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $341,000
    Health - Other: $293,000
    General Public Buildings: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,418,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,570,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,806,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,717,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $197,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,830,000

Fayette County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,846,000
    Police Protection: $616,000
    Central Staff Services: $608,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $341,000
    Health - Other: $293,000
    General Public Buildings: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,418,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,570,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,806,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,717,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $197,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,830,000

Fayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,846,000
    Police Protection: $616,000
    Central Staff Services: $608,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $341,000
    Health - Other: $293,000
    General Public Buildings: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,418,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,570,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,806,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,717,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $197,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,830,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 861
  • Number of aged recipients: 112
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 749
  • Number of recipients under 18: 84
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 539
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 238
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 407
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 333
Most common first names in Fayette County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19471.0 years
William17876.9 years
John11474.5 years
Mary10278.7 years
Thomas7673.6 years
Robert7070.1 years
Willie5675.8 years
George5076.8 years
Annie4482.3 years
Charles4368.5 years
Most common last names in Fayette County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9478.0 years
Wilson7375.3 years
Jones6476.4 years
Johnson6472.1 years
Moore6274.9 years
Watkins5975.0 years
Taylor5876.6 years
Fowler5778.3 years
Nalls5674.9 years
Davis5581.4 years
Businesses in Fayette County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1