Fayette County TN Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

Fayette County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,153
Daytime Population: Workers 9,028
Daytime Population: Residents 21,923
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,951
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 39,732
Population in Familes 34,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 421
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $58,997
Average Household Income $78,967
Per Capita Income $30,290


Total Housing Units 16,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,193 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,055 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,489 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $214,651
Average Home Value $258,843


Total Households 15,248
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 11,491
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.61% 0.72%
Households 0.69% 0.77%
Families 0.57% 0.69%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


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, 2017 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 # 40 59th
Population Density # 62 36th
Diversity Index # 13 87th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Per Capita Income # 5 96th

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