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Fayette County, Pennsylvania

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
123,915
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
123,915
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
125,368
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
128,825
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
128,825
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-3.8%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-2.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 128,804
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 136,606
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.8%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 7,952
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 1.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 62,181
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 73.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $121,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,221
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $478
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $754
Building permits, 2022 288
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 54,937
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.25
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 2.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 87.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 81.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 18.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 14.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 54.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 51.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 256,738
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 655,369
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 284,536
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,691,628
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,880
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 27.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $55,579
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $31,498
Persons in poverty, percent
17.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 2,507
Total employment, 2021 31,413
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,271,373
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -4.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 6,434
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,910
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,178
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 339
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,583
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 173
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,467
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 162.9
Population per square mile, 2010 172.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 790.76
Land area in square miles, 2010 790.34
FIPS Code 42051
Value Notes

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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