Fayette County GA Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 110,026
Population in Households 109,519
Population in Familes 98,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 507
Population Density1 566
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 39,423
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 31,083
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 42,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,676 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,747 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,632 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $265,472
Average Home Value $313,389


Median Household Income $81,701
Average Household Income $104,221
Per Capita Income $37,520
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.73%
Households 0.52% 0.73%
Families 0.42% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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 GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia 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 # 22 87th
Population Density1 # 15 91st
Diversity Index2 # 54 67th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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