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Fayette County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 21,398 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 21,802 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,424
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,047
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,496
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,840 (it was 1,650 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 716 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (42.3%), Educational, health and social services (18.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fayette County, IL (2019)
    • 19,51589.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9934.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4081.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1180.5%Asian alone
    • 800.4%Two or more races
    • 580.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 270.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 11,368  (53.1%)
Females: 10,030  (46.9%)
Average household size:
Fayette County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,987 ($31,873 in 1999)
This county:

$48,987
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $425 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$425
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,928 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Fayette:

$94,928
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,193 - $165,948
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 1,737
Fayette County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $305,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fayette, IL residents
Average permit cost in Fayette, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,822 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,259 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Fayette, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fayette, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fayette, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.8%
Fayette County:

15.8%
Illinois:

11.5%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.5% for Black residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 40.8 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 62.5 years old, Asian residents: 40.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fayette County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $681 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vandalia, St. Elmo, Ramsey, Brownstown, Farina, St. Peter, Bingham.

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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Neighboring counties: Doddridge County, West Virginia , Cloud County, Kansas , Elbert County, Colorado , Effingham County , Jackson County, Indiana , Morris County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

6.5%

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

Current college students: 646
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 272 (62.6% naturalized citizens)

Fayette County:

1.3%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 622010 or later
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 851990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,301
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 109
  • 3 or 4: 313
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 53
  • Mobile homes: 1,314
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Fayette County with a mortgage: 2,639 (23 second mortgage, 116 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,656

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,74441
Mainline Protestant1,71812
Catholic5713
Other21
None12,105-
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: 7
Fayette County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Fayette County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

9.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

27.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Fayette County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $53,278
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $195.19
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,568
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,276
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.21%
Corn for grain: 100774 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17951 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 160125 harvested acres
Vegetables: 78 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 92 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fayette County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 231% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Fayette County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from Fayette County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 56.0 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:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,572 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 425 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 46 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 102 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 232 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 202 (3.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (24%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (6%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fayette County


  • German (29%)
  • American (25%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

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

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

  • 1,437 people in state prisons
  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 82 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 1,485 people in state prisons
  • 210 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,191.

3.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.20% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($30,104 average AGI)
0.56% relocated from other states ($4,524 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.56%
Illinois average:

1.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Effingham County, IL  0.65% ($24,800 average AGI)
from Bond County, IL  0.48% ($34,081)
from Marion County, IL  0.39% ($28,700)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.77% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($27,680 average AGI)
1.07% relocated to other states ($10,493 average AGI)
Fayette County:

1.07%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Effingham County, IL  0.89% ($32,928 average AGI)
to Shelby County, IL  0.43% ($44,030)
to Marion County, IL  0.40% ($29,806)
to Bond County, IL  0.37% ($21,448)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Fayette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.4%
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: 4,056 (3,356 aged, 700 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 256 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fayette County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (387)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (224)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (171)
  • Congestive heart failure (87)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (81)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (80)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (45)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,943
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 670
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,207

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,230
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,184
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 168.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,398
  • Male householders: 4,729 (1,049 living alone), Female householders: 3,041 (1,121 living alone)
  • 4,123 spouses (4,122 opposite-sex spouses), 469 unmarried partners, (466 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,818 children (5,407 natural, 79 adopted, 336 stepchildren), 449 grandchildren, 118 brothers or sisters, 260 parents, 18 foster children, 183 other relatives, 525 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,668

Size of family households: 2,695 2-persons, 1,176 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 467 5-persons, 99 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,168 1-person, 304 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

2,665 married couples with children.
1,104 single-parent households (357 men, 747 women).

95.3% of residents of Fayette speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $113,706,000 ($5,252 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,276,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,607,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,164,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,694,000
Federal grants: $21,267,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,051,000 ($107,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,923,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $498,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,615,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,927,000

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

Births: 1,234
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,373
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +77
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.07 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 2152014 or later
  • 2072010 to 2013
  • 6802000 to 2009
  • 1,0301990 to 1999
  • 8421980 to 1989
  • 1,3741970 to 1979
  • 9891960 to 1969
  • 8601950 to 1959
  • 6341940 to 1949
  • 2,5511939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 81 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 5594 rooms
  • 1,3635 rooms
  • 1,7216 rooms
  • 1,2067 rooms
  • 6728 rooms
  • 6069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 2031 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 603 rooms
  • 3484 rooms
  • 4455 rooms
  • 1666 rooms
  • 1347 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 509+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 14no bedroom
  • 2181 bedroom
  • 1,8692 bedrooms
  • 3,2163 bedrooms
  • 7684 bedrooms
  • 1615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 207no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 6842 bedrooms
  • 3713 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County, Illinois 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
  • 93no vehicle
  • 1,5441 vehicle
  • 2,7022 vehicles
  • 1,2033 vehicles
  • 4744 vehicles
  • 2345+ 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
  • 231no vehicle
  • 7781 vehicle
  • 3872 vehicles
  • 903 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

86.4% of Fayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

Fayette County:

86.4%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 18,253
  • Other state: 2,837
  • Northeast: 257
  • Midwest: 1,214
  • South: 890
  • West: 475
Year householders moved into unit in Fayette County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 31.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.7%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 16.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 257
Here:

23.8%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 242
Here:

31.8%
Illinois:

27.4%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,818,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,670,000
    Health - Other: $2,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,037,000
    Regular Highways: $1,351,000
    General - Other: $1,180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $638,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $486,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $679,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $715,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $625,000
    Interest Earnings: $48,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,080,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $588,000
    Highways: $509,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,727,000

Fayette County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,818,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,670,000
    Health - Other: $2,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,037,000
    Regular Highways: $1,351,000
    General - Other: $1,180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $638,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $486,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $679,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $715,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $625,000
    Interest Earnings: $48,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,080,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $588,000
    Highways: $509,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,727,000

Fayette County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,818,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,670,000
    Health - Other: $2,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,037,000
    Regular Highways: $1,351,000
    General - Other: $1,180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $638,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $486,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $679,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $715,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $625,000
    Interest Earnings: $48,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,080,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $588,000
    Highways: $509,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,727,000

Fayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,818,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,670,000
    Health - Other: $2,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,037,000
    Regular Highways: $1,351,000
    General - Other: $1,180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $638,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $486,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $679,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $715,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $625,000
    Interest Earnings: $48,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,080,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $588,000
    Highways: $509,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,727,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 480
  • Number of aged recipients: 28
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 452
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 325
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 78
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 198
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 197
Most common first names in Fayette County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16579.9 years
William15477.5 years
Mary15378.4 years
Charles15077.4 years
James12574.5 years
George11177.1 years
Robert8371.5 years
Harold6973.4 years
Clarence6575.9 years
Anna5982.6 years
Most common last names in Fayette County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12076.9 years
Miller7578.3 years
Williams5577.6 years
Brown5375.9 years
Davis4975.8 years
Durbin4978.2 years
Jones3975.4 years
Thompson3776.5 years
Wright3473.6 years
Rhodes3274.3 years
Businesses in Fayette County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1Travelodge1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1