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Fayette County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 25,746 (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: 27 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fayette County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.4%), Construction (14.8%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Fayette County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 12,706  (49.4%)
Females: 13,040  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Fayette County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,012 ($34,526 in 1999)

This county:

$53,012
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $589 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $795)
This county:

$589
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,081 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Fayette:

$175,081
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,923 - $292,387
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,129
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,782 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,634 (1.0%)

Fayette County household income distribution in 2013 Fayette County home values distribution in 2013 Fayette County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
Fayette County:

10.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.8% for other race residents, 12.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.1 years old
(Males: 46.2 years old, Females: 49.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.5 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 70.8 years old, Asian residents: 54.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 36.1 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

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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:

3.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 585
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,791 (34.9% naturalized citizens)

Fayette County:

7.0%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 1822010 or later
  • 2472000 to 2009
  • 6791990 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: 11,330
  • One, attached: 127
  • Two: 305
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 100
  • 10 to 19: 126
  • 20 to 49: 200
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 1,948
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Fayette County with a mortgage: 2,595 (20 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,003

Here:

28.6% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • 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 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • 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%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • 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 the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • El Salvador (10%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Other South America (2%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Australia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fayette County


  • German (21%)
  • Czech (11%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Fayette County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,280 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 917 (8.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 93 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 263 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 556 (5.0%)
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 $56,402.

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.20% relocated from other counties in Texas ($46,873 average AGI)
0.84% relocated from other states ($6,020 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.84%
Texas average:

2.49%

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  0.99% ($102,699 average AGI)
from Colorado County, TX  0.54% ($32,356)
from Bastrop County, TX  0.28% ($35,913)
from Travis County, TX  0.24% ($31,450)
from Brazos County, TX  0.19% ($33,313)
from Lee County, TX  0.18% ($41,600)
from Washington County, TX  0.18% ($32,600)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.62% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,115 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($6,041 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.93%
Texas average:

2.01%

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  0.52% ($24,721 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.46% ($90,895)
to Bastrop County, TX  0.34% ($46,964)
to Colorado County, TX  0.31% ($38,885)
to Lavaca County, TX  0.19% ($41,688)
to Victoria County, TX  0.16% ($31,615)
to Washington County, TX  0.16% ($36,923)

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: 25,746
  • In family households: 21,563 (3,791 male householders, 2,976 female householders)
    5,659 spouses, 7,203 children (6,755 natural, 133 adopted, 313 stepchildren), 358 grandchildren, 429 brothers or sisters, 448 parents, 386 other relatives, 259 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,674 (1,441 male householders (1,237 living alone)), 1,583 female householders (1,441 living alone)), 644 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 509

Size of family households: 3,562 2-persons, 1,544 3-persons, 1,141 4-persons, 404 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,679 1-person, 311 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

4,041 married couples with children.
841 single-parent households (176 men, 665 women).

80.5% of residents of Fayette speak English at home.
16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% 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 Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 1312014 or later
  • 5982010 to 2013
  • 2,4172000 to 2009
  • 1,8951990 to 1999
  • 2,3501980 to 1989
  • 1,3081970 to 1979
  • 1,1981960 to 1969
  • 9741950 to 1959
  • 7301940 to 1949
  • 2,4091939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 01 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 1653 rooms
  • 5704 rooms
  • 1,5965 rooms
  • 2,3136 rooms
  • 1,3697 rooms
  • 6588 rooms
  • 7879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 1201 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1533 rooms
  • 3654 rooms
  • 7295 rooms
  • 4936 rooms
  • 1877 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 1119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fayette County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fayette County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1981 bedroom
  • 1,5992 bedrooms
  • 4,4713 bedrooms
  • 1,0414 bedrooms
  • 1295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fayette County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 119no bedroom
  • 2261 bedroom
  • 9132 bedrooms
  • 9213 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 125+ 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 Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 180no vehicle
  • 1,7651 vehicle
  • 3,3342 vehicles
  • 1,5083 vehicles
  • 5774 vehicles
  • 1495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fayette County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Fayette County population
  • 213no vehicle
  • 9231 vehicle
  • 7632 vehicles
  • 3173 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

95.0% 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:

95.0%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 20,415
  • Other state: 3,339
  • Northeast: 298
  • Midwest: 1,133
  • South: 1,134
  • West: 767
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 21.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.6%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 19.2%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 222
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 117
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

11.6%
Texas:

15.1%

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 2002:

  • Construction - General: $177,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,947,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,530,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,104,000
    Police Protection: $1,069,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $992,000
    General - Other: $651,000
    Central Staff Services: $472,000
    Financial Administration: $471,000
    Solid Waste Management: $229,000
    General Public Buildings: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $145,000
    Welfare - Other: $49,000
    Air Transportation: $40,000
    Fire Protection: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $767,000
    Health - Other: $142,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Police Protection: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,433,000

Fayette County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Charges - All Other: $1,617,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,072,000
    Interest Earnings: $111,000
    Rents: $18,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $505,000
    Highways: $72,000
    Health & Hospitals: $25,000
    General Support: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,828,000
    Total General Sales: $880,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $719,000
    NEC: $23,000

Fayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $927,000

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
Fayette County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fayette County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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