Fayette County, KY has a population of 318,449 people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $53,178. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Fayette County, KY grew from 314,488 to 318,449, a 1.26% increase and its median household income grew from $51,948 to $53,178, a 2.37% increase.
The population of Fayette County, KY is 71% White, 14.3% Black, and 6.89% Hispanic. 13.2% of the people in Fayette County, KY speak a non-English language, and 93.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, KY are University of Kentucky, with 6,709 graduates, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, with 3,177 graduates, and National College-Lexington, with 386 graduates.
The median property value in Fayette County, KY is $181,200, and the homeownership rate is 55.6%. Most people in Fayette County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, KY is 2 cars per household.
Fayette County, KY is the 2nd most populated county in Kentucky and borders Bourbon County, KY; Clark County, KY; Jessamine County, KY; Madison County, KY; Scott County, KY; and Woodford County, KY& 1 more.