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4.61% decline
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4.09% decline
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18.3% decline
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5.81% growth

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The economy of Fayette, MS employs 276 people. The economy of Fayette, MS is specialized in Utilities; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction, which employ respectively 16.62; 6.26; and 3.6 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Fayette, MS are Healthcare & Social Assistance (99), Educational Services (50), and Utilities (34), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($49,097), Educational Services ($32,708), and Healthcare & Social Assistance ($20,278).

Median household income in Fayette, MS is $19,464. Males in Fayette, MS have an average income that is 1.76 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,080. The income inequality of Fayette, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Fayette, MS. In Jefferson County, MS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 39 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $12,553. Coahoma County, MS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Mississippi.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Fayette, MS is from the county of Jefferson County, MS.

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Fayette, MS is home to a population of 1,491 people, from which 100% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Fayette, MS is composed of 1,491 Black residents (100%), 0 Other residents (N/A), 0 Two+ residents (N/A), 0 Hawaiian residents (N/A), and 0 White residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Fayette, MS are Spanish (0 speakers), French (0 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers), but compared to other places, Fayette, MS has a relative high number of French (0 speakers), French Creole (0 speakers), and Spanish (0 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Southwest Region PUMA, MS awarded 1,019 degrees. The student population of Southwest Region PUMA, MS is skewed towards females, with 369 male students and 650 female students. Most students in Southwest Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (641 and 62.9%), followed by White (332 and 32.6%), Unknown (14 and 1.37%), and Two or more races (8 and 0.79%). The largest universities in Southwest Region PUMA, MS by number of graduates are Southwest Mississippi Community College (515 and 50.5%), Alcorn State University (504 and 49.5%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Southwest Region PUMA, MS are Registered Nursing (109 and 10.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (95 and 9.3%), and Other Industrial Production Technology (34 and 3.34%). The median tuition costs in Southwest Region PUMA, MS are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,269 and $5,269 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Fayette, MS is $58,300, which is 0.28 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $55,100 to $58,300, a 5.81% increase. The homeownership rate of Fayette, MS is 47.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Fayette, MS have an average commute time of 11.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fayette, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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