Fayette County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Fayette County is 318,734, a change of 4.68% when compared to 2014. With an area of 283.64 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,123.73 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 128,806, with an average household size of 2.38.
Fayette County's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.43%.
The average household income in Fayette County for 2018 was $79,535, while the median was $54,918.

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Fayette County Fertility Rate

3,900 estimated births

Fayette County Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Fayette County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,321

Fayette County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $864

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Fayette County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Fayette County, Kentucky 304,473
2015 Fayette County, Kentucky 308,306
2016 Fayette County, Kentucky 311,529
2017 Fayette County, Kentucky 315,109
2018 Fayette County, Kentucky 318,734