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Fayette, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Fayette had a population of 1,390 as of July 1, 2017. Fayette ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fayette is located at latitude 42.8415 and longitude -91.8037 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fayette (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The City of Fayette (GNIS ID: 467827) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Fayette is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fayette population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fayette, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,390
Daytime Population: Workers 878
Daytime Population: Residents 828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 929
Population in Familes 576
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density2 941
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $42,496
Average Household Income $62,127
Per Capita Income $21,085


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $99,747
Average Home Value $119,828


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% -0.48%
Households -0.16% -0.61%
Families 1.63% -0.78%
Median Household Income   8.18%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Fayette, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayette to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 226 78th
Population Density # 337 67th
Diversity Index # 80 92nd
Median Household Income # 903 11th
Per Capita Income # 972 4th

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