The City of Fayette had a population of 1,337 as of July 1, 2020. 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 42.8419 and longitude -91.8021 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fayette 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.
|Total Population||1,337 (100%)|
|Population in Households||931 (69.6%)|
|Population in Families||574 (42.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||406 (30.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$37,334|
|Average Household Income||$58,315|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,587|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||497 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||256 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||176 (35.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||65 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$94,231|
|Average Home Value||$141,667|
|Housing Affordability Index3||207|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||-0.96%|
|Per Capita Income||-0.78%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.55%|
The table below compares Fayette to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 237||77th|
|Population Density||# 351||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 1001||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 333||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1002||1st|
|Diversity Index||# 62||94th|
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