In 2019, Fayette County, IL had a population of 21.6k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $46,650. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fayette County, IL declined from 21,724 to 21,565, a −0.732% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,432 to $46,650, a 4.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.67%), White (Hispanic) (1.75%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.538%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.348%). 0% of the households in Fayette County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% of the residents in Fayette County, IL are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Fayette County, IL was $88,300, and the homeownership rate was 80.5%. Most people in Fayette County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, IL was 2 cars per household.