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Fayette County is located in Kentucky with a population of 315,109. In Fayette County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Fayette County and residents tend to have moderate political views.
Population
315,109

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$828
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    110.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    9
    6.1
  • Rape
    62
    40.7
  • Robbery
    169.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    647.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,739.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    394.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Fayette County

Jobs
NG
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,013
National
$55,322

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    Fayette County Reviews

    2 reviews
    Fayette County is a very diverse family oriented area, where there are multiple opportunities for everyone from all backgrounds .
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    It is a beautiful place. People are very friendly. Varieties of opportunities in different fields are provided for people.