Fayette County is located in west-central Georgia. The County Seat is Fayetteville and the largest city is Peachtree City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.fayettecountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 109,664 and the 2010 census population was 106,566. The land area is 194.34 square miles and there are 548.3 persons per square mile.
71.7% of the population is White, 21.4% is Black or African American, 6.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 94.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 42.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $231,500, there are 37,930 households, an average of 2.81 persons per household. The per capita income is $35,344, the median household income is $79,977, and 7.7% of the persons in Fayette County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,696. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,390,039, and sales per capita were $13,122. The percentage of black-owned firms is 16%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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