Fayette, AL Population

By | July 28, 2019

Population: 4,922. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,761 (-3.3% change)
Males: 2,208 (44.9%), Females: 2,714 (55.1%)

Fayette County

Zip code: 35555

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $25,714
Median house value: $68,300

Races in Fayette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.8%)
  • Black (23.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (22.7%), English (8.8%), Irish (6.1%), German (2.4%), Scottish (1.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Map of Fayette, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fayette

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayette city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fayette:

  • FAYETTE MED CTR AND LONG TERM CARE UNI (1653 TEMPLE AVENUE NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fayette:

  • CARRAWAY NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; WINFIELD, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 34 miles; HAMILTON, AL)
  • NORTHPORT MEDICAL CENTER (about 37 miles; NORTHPORT, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fayette:

  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 37 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 55 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fayette:

  • RICHARD ARTHUR FIELD (about 3 miles; FAYETTE, AL; Abbreviation: M95)
  • LAMAR COUNTY (about 21 miles; VERNON, AL; Abbreviation: M55)
  • NORTH PICKENS (about 25 miles; REFORM, AL; Abbreviation: 3M8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayette:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 32 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 45 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 64 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)

Schools

Public high school in Fayette:

  • FAYETTE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 202 14TH COURT NE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Fayette:

  • FAYETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 509 2ND ST NE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FAYETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 418 3RD AVE NE; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • HUBBERTVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 7360 COUNTY ROAD 49; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Fayette:

  • FAYETTE COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,002; Location: 326 TEMPLE AVENUE N; 24,923 books; 545 audio materials; 1,202 video materials; 27 serial subscriptions)