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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 790.3 square miles
Population Density 172.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 134,999
Population change -1.2%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 19.6%
65 and over 19%
Females 50.8%
White 93.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 4.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14%
Veterans 12,097
Households and Housing
Households 54,363
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.9%
Median household income $39,115
The per capita income $20,884
Live below the poverty line. 18.4%
housing units 62,500
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $84,200
Residents owning their homes. 72.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,796
Women-owned firms 23.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 1.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,535,518
Retail sales per capita $10,661
Manufacturers shipments $1,161,382
Merchant wholesaler sales $528,140