In 2017, Fayette County, IA had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $48,412. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fayette County, IA declined from 20,391 to 20,139, a -1.24% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,711 to $48,412, a 1.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.22%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.914%). N/A% of the people in Fayette County, IA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, IA are Upper Iowa University (1,458 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Fayette County, IA is $90,800, and the homeownership rate is 75.8%. Most people in Fayette County, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, IA is 2 cars per household.