Fayette County Information

Fayette in Alabama occupies 629 square miles and has a 2006 population of 18,005, a change from a 2000 population of 18,495 and 17,962 in 1990. 12.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 13.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 70 acts of violent crime reported in Fayette in 2004, a change from 31 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 300 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.2%.

Read more about Fayette, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyFayette 
StateAlabama 
Land Area629 sq. milesRanked 1,641 of 3,140
Population 200618,005Ranked 1,914 of 3,140
Population 200518,200 
Population 200018,495Ranked 1,870 of 3,140
Population 199017,962Ranked 1,790 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion87.4% 
African American11.8% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.6% 
Population 5 to 1412.4% 
Population 15 to 2412.4% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4413.8% 
Population 45 to 5414.7% 
Population 55 to 6412.4% 
Population 65 to 748.4% 
Population 75 and up7.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7031
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes7 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults62 
Total Property Crimes392341
Burglaries116 
Larceny Thefts233 
Motor Vehicle Thefts43 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,0138,345
Unemployed Population300432
Unemployment Rate3.7%5.2%

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