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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fayette is 1,417. Fayette, Mississippi is the 8,904th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fayette was in 2000, when its population was 2,223. In 2000, Fayette was the 6,964th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,904th largest city in the US. Fayette is currently 36.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Fayette has shrunk 36.2% since the year 2000. Fayette, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8901||Tracy City, Tennessee||1,418||-14.3%|
|8902||Biltmore Forest, North Carolina||1,417||-1.7%|
The total voting age population of Fayette, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 903. The voting age population is 42.0% male and 58.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.4% of the residents of Fayette are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fayette are 99.2% Black and 0.8% American Indian.
In Fayette, 49.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 65.6%. On a per-household basis, 41.9% of families are below the poverty line in Fayette.
Among those aged 16 and older, 33.5% of Fayette residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.7% of Fayette residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.2% have a bachelor's degree and 17.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fayette residents aged 5 and older, 0.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fayette is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fayette, 49.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fayette is $20,321.
In Fayette, 49.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.0% of housing units in Fayette.
Of all the housing units in Fayette, 1.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Fayette, 5.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fayette is $379.
In Fayette, 70.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.