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Fayette

Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate20502
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base20880
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.8%
Population, 201020880
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 20.0%
Female persons, percent, 201350.1%
White alone, percent, 201396.7%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20131.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201394.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201387.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201388.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201318.4%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131717
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 21.1
Number of Housing units, 20139497
Homeownership rate, 2009-201377.6%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201310.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$85,400
Number of Households, 2009-20138328
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.4
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $23,391
Median household income, 2009-2013$45,542
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 11.5%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-378
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-24
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13735
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13759
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-311
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1329
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-340
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-43

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195010
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196011.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197013.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198015.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199018.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200018
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201019.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 17.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 21.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192025.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 26.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 26.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)27.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)37.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)38.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)40.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)29.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)29.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)29.4
Median age (2000)39.4
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)1311
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1551
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001558
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1701
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)1274
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)2257
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)3233
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2776
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)1119
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)1037
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1983
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1567
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)641
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)16516
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)15605
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)4812
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)4191

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010730.81
Persons per square mile, 201028.6
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts559
Private nonfarm employment, 20126262
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20123.1%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121471
Total number of firms, 20071891
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 157746
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)304189
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)157244
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $7,716
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")14582
Building permits, 20128

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 20121286
Total acres of farmland 2012388497
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)302
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)333297
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)309392
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012254042
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012181709

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)39
Total marriages 2013101
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)4.9
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201399
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.9
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)73.2
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)387.8
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.67
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)9.6
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)86.7
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)605
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)328
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)933
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)5
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)4

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)14604
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)699.43
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)88.79

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)1184
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1526
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2283
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)3616
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)3644
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)3559
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)3970
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)4258
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)35
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)11822
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)204
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)103
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)286
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)2
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)595
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)12417
Voters on Election Day 20144899
Voters who Voted Absentee 20142990
Total Voters 20147889
Active Voters as of 11/6/1411845
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201466.6
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14619
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201463.29

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary31688
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary38
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary67830
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary69
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20143.00%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary52273
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary56
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Recorder Salary52266
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary52
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Sheriff Salary73872
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary36
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 201415.00%
2015 County Treasurer Salary52266
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary55
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20143.00%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015393571
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary62
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20145.06%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues7777300
Total Property Tax Revenue7598234
FactUpper Iowa University's mascot is the Peacocks. Fayette has a college, but no high school.