In 2018, Fayette County, WV had a population of 44.1k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $40,379. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Fayette County, WV declined from 44,602 to 44,126, a -1.07% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,297 to $40,379, a 2.75% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.06%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.979%), White (Hispanic) (0.956%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.236%). NaNk% of the people in Fayette County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, WV are Fayette Institute of Technology (35 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Fayette County, WV is $90,500, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in Fayette County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, WV is 2 cars per household.