In 2020, Fayette County, KY had a population of 322k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $58,954. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fayette County, KY grew from 320,601 to 322,200, a 0.499% increase and its median household income grew from $57,291 to $58,954, a 2.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.07%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%).
None of the households in Fayette County, KY 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.
93.1% of the residents in Fayette County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, KY are University of Kentucky (8,401 degrees awarded in 2020), Bluegrass Community and Technical College (4,484 degrees), and Transylvania University (205 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Fayette County, KY was $200,900, and the homeownership rate was 54.6%.
Most people in Fayette County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, KY was 2 cars per household.