In 2017, Fayette County, WV had a population of 44.6k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $39,297. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fayette County, WV declined from 45,192 to 44,602, a -1.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,846 to $39,297, a 3.83% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.15%), White (Hispanic) (0.951%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.785%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.316%). N/A% of the people in Fayette County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fayette County, WV are Fayette Institute of Technology (35 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Fayette County, WV is $86,400, and the homeownership rate is 78.5%. Most people in Fayette County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette County, WV is 2 cars per household.