In 2019, Fayette County, WV had a population of 43.6k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $41,394. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fayette County, WV declined from 44,126 to 43,576, a −1.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,379 to $41,394, a 2.51% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.22%), White (Hispanic) (1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.698%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.335%). 0% of the households in Fayette County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% of the residents in Fayette County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, WV are Fayette Institute of Technology (30 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Fayette County, WV was $91,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.3%. Most people in Fayette County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, WV was 2 cars per household.