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Fayette County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 21,890 (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: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (43.1%), Educational, health and social services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 64%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fayette County, IL (2017)
    • 19,86791.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1125.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3841.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1470.7%Two or more races
    • 1090.5%Asian alone
    • 550.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 11,717  (53.5%)
Females: 10,173  (46.5%)
Average household size:
Fayette County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,823 ($31,873 in 1999)
This county:

$45,823
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $538)
This county:

$444
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,292 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Fayette:

$91,292
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,513 - $170,969
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $882
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

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
Number of permits per 10,000 Fayette, IL residents
Average permit cost in Fayette, IL
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,619 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,345 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Fayette, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fayette, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fayette, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
Fayette County:

16.5%
Illinois:

12.6%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.0% for Black residents, 56.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.7 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.9 years old, Black residents: 35.7 years old, American Indian residents: 60.3 years old, Asian residents: 40.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 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 September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Illinois:

4.5%

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: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 203 (62.3% naturalized citizens)

Fayette County:

0.9%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 682010 or later
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 301990 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: 7,224
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 62
  • 3 or 4: 282
  • 5 to 9: 105
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,470

Housing units in Fayette County with a mortgage: 2,694 (20 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,556

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Fayette 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) 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, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the 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 Fayette County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 130.2 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 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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,070 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 489 (6.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 68 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 58 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 207 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 237 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (30%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • India (5%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fayette County


  • German (28%)
  • American (24%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • 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 2014: 9.5

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 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
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 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (325)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (223)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (220)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (176)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (138)
  • Congestive heart failure (130)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (116)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (93)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (73)

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: 21,890
  • In family households: 16,915 (3,545 male householders, 1,632 female householders)
    4,055 spouses, 5,883 children (5,216 natural, 234 adopted, 432 stepchildren), 497 grandchildren, 205 brothers or sisters, 290 parents, 264 other relatives, 525 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,098 (1,378 male householders (1,096 living alone)), 1,069 female householders (987 living alone)), 657 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,870

Size of family households: 2,678 2-persons, 1,233 3-persons, 632 4-persons, 412 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,079 1-person, 253 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 28 4-persons.

2,705 married couples with children.
1,086 single-parent households (390 men, 696 women).

95.2% of residents of Fayette speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 39% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.2% 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
  • 752014 or later
  • 2042010 to 2013
  • 7502000 to 2009
  • 1,0391990 to 1999
  • 8451980 to 1989
  • 1,4651970 to 1979
  • 8921960 to 1969
  • 9941950 to 1959
  • 6881940 to 1949
  • 2,3801939 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
  • 111 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 6604 rooms
  • 1,2705 rooms
  • 1,6446 rooms
  • 1,2227 rooms
  • 6558 rooms
  • 5549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 2081 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 613 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 4315 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 219+ 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
  • 10no bedroom
  • 2341 bedroom
  • 1,9462 bedrooms
  • 2,9513 bedrooms
  • 7884 bedrooms
  • 2085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Illinois
  • 206no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 5202 bedrooms
  • 5333 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 555+ 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
  • 156no vehicle
  • 1,5371 vehicle
  • 2,6432 vehicles
  • 1,2573 vehicles
  • 3634 vehicles
  • 2475+ 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
  • 233no vehicle
  • 6201 vehicle
  • 4852 vehicles
  • 1063 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

85.4% of Fayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

Fayette County:

85.4%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 18,332
  • Other state: 3,206
  • Northeast: 273
  • Midwest: 1,452
  • South: 960
  • West: 519
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
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

7.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 290
Here:

22.9%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 339
Here:

38.5%
Illinois:

27.0%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,576,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,736,000
    Health - Other: $2,146,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,251,000
    General - Other: $1,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,160,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $632,000
    General Revenue - Other: $363,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $745,000
    Police Protection: $253,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,266,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,881,000
    Health and Hospitals: $572,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,091,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,248,000

Fayette County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,576,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,736,000
    Health - Other: $2,146,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,251,000
    General - Other: $1,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,160,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $632,000
    General Revenue - Other: $363,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $745,000
    Police Protection: $253,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,266,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,881,000
    Health and Hospitals: $572,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,091,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,248,000

Fayette County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,576,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,736,000
    Health - Other: $2,146,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,251,000
    General - Other: $1,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,160,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $632,000
    General Revenue - Other: $363,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $745,000
    Police Protection: $253,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,266,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,881,000
    Health and Hospitals: $572,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,091,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,248,000

Fayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,576,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,736,000
    Health - Other: $2,146,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,251,000
    General - Other: $1,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,160,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $632,000
    General Revenue - Other: $363,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $745,000
    Police Protection: $253,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,266,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,881,000
    Health and Hospitals: $572,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,091,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,248,000

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