Print

Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 841,675 848,197 855,890 865,008 874,102  
  Fayette County 305,201 308,501 310,725 314,767 318,449  
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Fayette County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 60,191 18.9 173,553 19.9  
  16-24 52,715 16.6 123,488 14.1  
  25-44 91,337 28.7 228,219 26.1  
  45-64 75,194 23.6 225,574 25.8  
  65-84 34,096 10.7 109,375 12.5  
  85 and older 4,916 1.5 13,893 1.6  
  Median Age 34.2   37.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Fayette County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 248,220 77.9 760,560 87.0  
  Black or African American 48,166 15.1 74,327 8.5  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 1,182 0.4 2,946 0.3  
  Asian 12,631 4.0 17,816 2.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 195 0.1 607 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 8,055 2.5 17,846 2.0  
  Hispanic Origin 21,948 6.9 41,797 4.8  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Fayette County 333,580 354,318 375,637 397,513  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Fayette County $38,988 $45,238 16.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $24,382- $38,988 $29,076- $45,238    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Fayette County 125,752 2.35 $49,778  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.