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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
Fayette is a town in Maine with a population of 1,044. Fayette is in Kennebec County. Living in Fayette offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Fayette and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,125
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    22%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

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    Working in Fayette

    Jobs
    B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $61,667
    National
    $55,322
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    Fayette Reviews

    1 review
    Quiet, has a general store, 15 minutes from groceries, coffee, restaurants. Has a private school and private summer camps.
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