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Fayette County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 26,154 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 21,804 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,277
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,540
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,817
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,261 (it was 1,905 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 950 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.5%), Construction (15.3%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Fayette County, TX (2017)
    • 18,26983.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,30724.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6877.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1950.9%Asian alone
    • 1560.7%Two or more races
    • 120.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 12,919  (49.4%)
Females: 13,235  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Fayette County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,487 ($34,526 in 1999)
This county:

$55,487
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $614 (lower quartile is $415, upper quartile is $829)
This county:

$614
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,995 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Fayette:

$167,995
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,232 - $242,798
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,163
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $412

Institutionalized population: 407

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 95
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 65
  • Auto thefts: 5
Fayette County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $291,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Fayette, TX residents
Average permit cost in Fayette, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,867 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,720 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Fayette, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fayette, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fayette, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
Fayette County:

9.5%
Texas:

14.7%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.6% for other race residents, 12.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.4 years old
(Males: 46.5 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.8 years old, Black residents: 34.9 years old, American Indian residents: 68.8 years old, Asian residents: 55.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 36.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fayette County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $682 a month.

Cities in this county include: La Grange, Schulenburg, Flatonia, Fayetteville, Carmine, Round Top.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Fayette County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana , Flagler County, Florida , Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana , St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana , Kendall County , Washington County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 585
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,838 (35.3% naturalized citizens)

Fayette County:

7.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2212010 or later
  • 2412000 to 2009
  • 6601990 to 1999
  • 2971980 to 1989
  • 1521970 to 1979
  • 129Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,528
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 318
  • 3 or 4: 54
  • 5 to 9: 103
  • 10 to 19: 129
  • 20 to 49: 203
  • 50 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 1,971
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Fayette County with a mortgage: 2,652 (18 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,137

Here:

28.6% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,55514
Evangelical Protestant4,83826
Mainline Protestant4,00420
Black Protestant3233
Other861
None5,748-
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: 9
Fayette County:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Fayette County:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

10.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Fayette County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,389
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $62.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,299
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,558
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.05%
Corn for grain: 14512 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 222 harvested acres
Vegetables: 61 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,888 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fayette County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from Fayette County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 387.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Fayette County center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Jordan Creek Fire, Incident Period: November 22, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 22, 1999, FEMA Id: 2287, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 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: 9,494 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 912 (8.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 100 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 260 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 596 (5.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Other South America (2%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Australia (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fayette County


  • German (20%)
  • Czech (10%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 475 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 374 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,399.

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Texas ($52,094 average AGI)
0.84% relocated from other states ($6,356 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.84%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($74,829 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.53% ($55,096)
from Colorado County, TX  0.48% ($45,851)
from Bastrop County, TX  0.38% ($32,946)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.32% ($75,032)
from Lavaca County, TX  0.26% ($56,960)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($98,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.04% relocated to other counties in Texas ($58,385 average AGI)
0.60% relocated to other states ($39,813 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.60%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.59% ($74,526 average AGI)
to Colorado County, TX  0.45% ($38,659)
to Travis County, TX  0.41% ($40,050)
to Bastrop County, TX  0.41% ($47,950)
to Lavaca County, TX  0.23% ($45,091)
to Brazos County, TX  0.23% ($52,409)
to Williamson County, TX  0.22% ($102,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
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: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fayette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.6%
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: 5,283 (4,729 aged, 554 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 937 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (817)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (320)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (246)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (196)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (184)
  • Unspecified dementia (166)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (160)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (129)
  • Congestive heart failure (126)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,519
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 178
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,222

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,069
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,478
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,154
  • In family households: 21,966 (3,858 male householders, 3,007 female householders)
    5,806 spouses, 7,373 children (6,904 natural, 135 adopted, 332 stepchildren), 359 grandchildren, 433 brothers or sisters, 465 parents, 378 other relatives, 255 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,679 (1,424 male householders (1,223 living alone)), 1,595 female householders (1,458 living alone)), 652 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 508

Size of family households: 3,633 2-persons, 1,551 3-persons, 1,172 4-persons, 404 5-persons, 105 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,681 1-person, 305 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 10 5-persons.

4,192 married couples with children.
814 single-parent households (179 men, 635 women).

80.7% of residents of Fayette speak English at home.
16.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $147,716,000 ($6,561 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,503,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,566,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,780,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,083,000
Federal grants: $34,065,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,610,000 ($483,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $133,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,336,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,175,000

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

Births: 1,353
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,656
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +262
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +804
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.29 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Fayette County, Texas
  • Year house built in Fayette County, Texas
  • 2172014 or later
  • 5992010 to 2013
  • 2,3772000 to 2009
  • 1,9401990 to 1999
  • 2,3931980 to 1989
  • 1,2701970 to 1979
  • 1,2181960 to 1969
  • 9431950 to 1959
  • 6991940 to 1949
  • 2,4161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 1633 rooms
  • 5714 rooms
  • 1,6345 rooms
  • 2,3616 rooms
  • 1,3587 rooms
  • 6788 rooms
  • 8409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas
  • 1201 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 1513 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 6985 rooms
  • 4956 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 1009+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas
  • 8no bedroom
  • 2081 bedroom
  • 1,5712 bedrooms
  • 4,5673 bedrooms
  • 1,0784 bedrooms
  • 1385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas
  • 120no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 9082 bedrooms
  • 8963 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County, Texas 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
  • 187no vehicle
  • 1,7451 vehicle
  • 3,4442 vehicles
  • 1,5723 vehicles
  • 5784 vehicles
  • 1625+ 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
  • 215no vehicle
  • 8961 vehicle
  • 7702 vehicles
  • 3063 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

95.2% of Fayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 97% lived in Texas.

Fayette County:

95.2%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 20,739
  • Other state: 3,355
  • Northeast: 309
  • Midwest: 1,145
  • South: 1,111
  • West: 783
Year householders moved into unit in Fayette County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 220
Here:

8.7%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

11.5%
Texas:

15.0%

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: $3,183,000
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $97,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,746,000
    Health - Other: $2,816,000
    Police Protection: $2,355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,333,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,289,000
    General - Other: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $930,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $495,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,120,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $743,000
    Interest Earnings: $128,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $13,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $472,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Police Protection: $36,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,616,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $664,000
    Highways: $102,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,803,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $772,000
    Other License: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,121,000

Fayette County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,183,000
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $97,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,746,000
    Health - Other: $2,816,000
    Police Protection: $2,355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,333,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,289,000
    General - Other: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $930,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $495,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,120,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $743,000
    Interest Earnings: $128,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $13,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $472,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Police Protection: $36,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,616,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $664,000
    Highways: $102,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,803,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $772,000
    Other License: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,121,000

Fayette County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,183,000
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $97,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,746,000
    Health - Other: $2,816,000
    Police Protection: $2,355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,333,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,289,000
    General - Other: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $930,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $495,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,120,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $743,000
    Interest Earnings: $128,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $13,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $472,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Police Protection: $36,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,616,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $664,000
    Highways: $102,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,803,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $772,000
    Other License: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,121,000

Fayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,183,000
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $97,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,746,000
    Health - Other: $2,816,000
    Police Protection: $2,355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,333,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,289,000
    General - Other: $970,000
    Financial Administration: $930,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $495,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,120,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $743,000
    Interest Earnings: $128,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $13,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $472,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Police Protection: $36,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,616,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $664,000
    Highways: $102,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,803,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $772,000
    Other License: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,121,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 448
  • Number of aged recipients: 115
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 333
  • Number of recipients under 18: 57
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 232
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 159
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 209
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 150
Most common first names in Fayette County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21982.8 years
John21378.5 years
Frank16680.5 years
Annie13184.3 years
Joe12579.3 years
Henry12279.9 years
William10879.0 years
Charles10378.0 years
Willie10379.5 years
Emil10078.9 years
Most common last names in Fayette County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4977.6 years
Williams4377.3 years
Smith4177.0 years
Zapalac3981.3 years
Brown3775.7 years
Taylor3778.3 years
Berger3683.8 years
Krenek3377.0 years
Schmidt3177.7 years
Meyer3183.0 years
Businesses in Fayette County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's3
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western2SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen2True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford2UPS2
H&R Block3Walmart1