Fayette County PA Information


Fayette County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 136,933
Daytime Population: Workers 43,487
Daytime Population: Residents 79,429
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 122,916
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 132,689
Population in Familes 106,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,244
Population Density2 173
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $40,840
Average Household Income $54,921
Per Capita Income $23,211


Total Housing Units 63,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,229 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,041 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,567 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $94,178
Average Home Value $128,808


Total Households 56,270
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 36,963
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 0.03% -0.13%
Households 0.07% -0.11%
Families -0.04% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.11%


Fayette County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 27 61st
Population Density # 30 57th
Diversity Index # 35 49th
Median Household Income # 65 4th
Per Capita Income # 63 7th

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