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Fayette County, KY

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Fayette County, KY
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatLexington, KY
  • Population295,803
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 283.6499
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1042.8000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010295,803219 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,042.80156 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201815.3%618 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20187.4%994 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.3%1954 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016773.802657 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201620.3%2805 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20169.101528 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201843.1%2176 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20165363 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20155.8%2927 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201816.1%1943 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$549,298,000.00247 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201192.911594 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201987.5%488 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20032.10217 of 246
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.10553 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2009$1,799,037.66172 of 1369
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$7,011,274,000.00202 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.0%1409 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.9%1422 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201829345 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20181198 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201826311 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20105,025216 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201938,628.672007 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$549,000,000.00246 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$8,382,000,000.00209 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$602,000,000.00197 of 2178
Population (County)2050391,000242 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$216,504.00832 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050345,000184 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205044,000190 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050511165 of 2780
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