Fayette County is located in east-central Indiana. The County Seat is Connersville and the largest city is Connersville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.fayette.in.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 23,468 and the 2010 census population was 24,302. The land area is 215.01 square miles and there are 112.9 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 1.6% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 77.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $81,700, there are 9,536 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,757, the median household income is $37,391, and 23% of the persons in Fayette County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,494. Retail sales (in $1000) were $208,881, and sales per capita were $8,604. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.8%.
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