Fayette County TN Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 41,372
Population in Households 40,951
Population in Familes 35,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 421
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $59,868
Average Household Income $80,536
Per Capita Income $30,908


Total Housing Units 17,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,299 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,428 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,491 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $233,070
Average Home Value $280,173


Total Households 15,727
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 11,807
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.9% 1.09%
Households 0.99% 1.15%
Families 0.83% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Fayette County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 62nd
Population Density # 57 41st
Diversity Index # 13 87th
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Per Capita Income # 5 96th

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