Fayette County, WV has a population of 45,192 people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $37,846. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Fayette County, WV declined from 45,534 to 45,192, a 0.75% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,293 to $37,846, a 4.28% increase.
The population of Fayette County, WV is 92.5% White, 5.1% Black, and 1.01% Hispanic. 2.26% of the people in Fayette County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, WV are West Virginia University Institute of Technology, with 152 graduates, Fayette Institute of Technology, with 28 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Fayette County, WV is $81,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.7%. Most people in Fayette County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Fayette County, WV is the 12th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Greenbrier County, WV; Kanawha County, WV; Nicholas County, WV; Raleigh County, WV; and Summers County, WV.