In 2018, Fayette County, KY had a population of 324k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $54,896. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Fayette County, KY grew from 321,959 to 323,780, a 0.566% increase and its median household income declined from $56,137 to $54,896, a -2.21% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), White (Hispanic) (3.74%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.29%). N/A% of the people in Fayette County, KY speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, KY are University of Kentucky (7,232 degrees awarded in 2017), Bluegrass Community and Technical College (3,527 degrees), and Transylvania University (254 degrees).
The median property value in Fayette County, KY is $193,300, and the homeownership rate is 55.8%. Most people in Fayette County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, KY is 2 cars per household.