In 2019, Fayette County, KY had a population of 323k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $58,356. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fayette County, KY declined from 323,780 to 323,152, a −0.194% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,896 to $58,356, a 6.3% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), and White (Hispanic) (2.86%). 0% of the households in Fayette County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.7% of the residents in Fayette County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, KY are University of Kentucky (8,125 degrees awarded in 2019), Bluegrass Community and Technical College (4,179 degrees), and Transylvania University (272 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Fayette County, KY was $211,400, and the homeownership rate was 53.3%. Most people in Fayette County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, KY was 2 cars per household.