Fayette County TX Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,751
Population in Households 25,296
Population in Familes 21,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 455
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 10,326
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,801 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,525 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,009 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $163,867
Average Home Value $218,142


Median Household Income $50,209
Average Household Income $66,288
Per Capita Income $26,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.55%
Households 0.39% 0.42%
Families 0.29% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fayette County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 60th
Population Density1 # 114 56th
Diversity Index2 # 161 37th
Median Household Income # 71 72nd
Per Capita Income # 55 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.