Fayette, MO

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2022 Population
2,790
2.99% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
23.8
4.42% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.9%
4.76% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,714
9.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$126,400
18.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
980
5.86% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Fayette, MO had a population of 2.79k people with a median age of 23.8 and a median household income of $50,714. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fayette, MO grew from 2,709 to 2,790, a 2.99% increase and its median household income grew from $46,484 to $50,714, a 9.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.3%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.33%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.932%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.609%).

None of the households in Fayette, MO 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.

99.7% of the residents in Fayette, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fayette, MO are Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (674 degrees awarded in 2022) and Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (282 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Fayette, MO was $126,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.2%.

Most people in Fayette, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fayette, MO is home to a population of 2.79k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.789% of Fayette, MO residents were born outside of the country (22 people).

In 2022, there were 6.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.32k people) in Fayette, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 342 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 37 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Fayette, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fayette, MO was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fayette, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.32k ± 114
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    342 ± 109
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    37 ± 59
1.58%
Hispanic Population
44 people

In 2022, there were 6.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.32k people) in Fayette, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 342 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 37 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.58% of the people in Fayette, MO are hispanic (44 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.789%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22 people
0.628%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17 people

As of 2022, 0.789% of Fayette, MO residents (22 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fayette, MO was 0.628%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    37 ± 27
  2. Vietnam
    30 ± 37
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    11 ± 19

Fayette, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fayette, MO employs 980 people. The largest industries in Fayette, MO are Educational Services (264 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (145 people), and Retail Trade (139 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($83,906), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,087), and Finance & Insurance ($59,087).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

980
2022 Value
± 152
−5.86%
1 Year decline
± 23.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fayette, MO declined at a rate of −5.86%, from 1.04k employees to 980 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fayette, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (144 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (105 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (70 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fayette, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

980
2022 Value
± 152
−5.86%
1 Year decline
± 23.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fayette, MO declined at a rate of −5.86%, from 1.04k employees to 980 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fayette, MO, are Educational Services (264 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (145 people), and Retail Trade (139 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fayette, MO, though some of these residents may live in Fayette, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,571
Median earning men ± $12,418
$28,667
Median earning women ± $5,318

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,279), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,136).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,727), Manufacturing ($42,868), and Public Administration ($30,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fayette, MO awarded 956 degrees. The student population of Fayette, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,421 male students and 2,804 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fayette, MO are White (774 and 82.3%), followed by Black or African American (60 and 6.38%), Hispanic or Latino (60 and 6.38%), and Two or More Races (22 and 2.34%).

The largest universities in Fayette, MO by number of degrees awarded are Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (674 and 70.5%) and Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (282 and 29.5%).

The most popular majors in Fayette, MO are Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (159 and 16.6%), Elementary Education & Teaching (91 and 9.52%), and General Business (86 and 9%).

The median tuition cost in Fayette, MO for private four year colleges is $16,420.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Fayette, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 97.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,225 (33.6% men and 66.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,225 students enrolled in Fayette, MO, 33.6% men and 66.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,332 records, of which 69.1% were women and 30.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fayette, MO was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 159 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies with 674 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 251 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fayette, MO, which is 0.356 times less than the 705 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 774 degrees mean that there were 12.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,420) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($630) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fayette, MO was $126,400 in 2022, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,600 to $126,400, a 18.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Fayette, MO is 71.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fayette, MO have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fayette, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$126,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,644
$500
Median Property Taxes
±$95

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.2% of the housing units in Fayette, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9603
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$50,714
Median Household Income
± $12,174
702
Number of Households
± 111

In 2022, the median household income of the 702 households in Fayette, MO grew to $50,714 from the previous year's value of $46,484.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fayette, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (11.3%)

In 2022, 67.7% of workers in Fayette, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (11.3%).

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fayette, MO have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in Fayette, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fayette, MO (334 out of 2.11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fayette, MO is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.7% of the population of Fayette, MO has health coverage, with 56% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 9.58% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Howard County, MO see 2500 patients per year on average, which represents a 23.3% increase from the previous year (2027 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3334 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1429 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,500 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Howard County, MO

Primary care physicians in Howard County, MO see an average of 2,500 patients per year. This represents a 23.3% increase from the previous year (2,027 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Howard County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 39.4% between 18 and 34 years, 23.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 55.8% were men and 44.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.25%
Uninsured
56%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
9.58%
Non-Group
1.68%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fayette, MO declined by 21.1% from 9.19% to 7.25%.

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