In 2020, Fayette County, IA had a population of 19.6k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $49,834. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fayette County, IA declined from 19,803 to 19,604, a −1% decrease and its median household income declined from $51,128 to $49,834, a −2.53% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%), White (Hispanic) (1.86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.454%).
None of the households in Fayette County, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99% of the residents in Fayette County, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, IA are Upper Iowa University (1,492 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Fayette County, IA was $106,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.
Most people in Fayette County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, IA was 2 cars per household.
Fayette County, IA borders Allamakee County, IA, Black Hawk County, IA, Bremer County, IA, Buchanan County, IA, Chickasaw County, IA, Clayton County, IA, Delaware County, IA, and Winneshiek County, IA.