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Fayette
—  City  —
Fayette County courthouse in Fayette
Fayette is located in Alabama
Fayette
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 33°41′31″N 87°49′56″W / 33.69194°N 87.83222°W / 33.69194; -87.83222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Fayette
Area
 - Total 8.7 sq mi (22.4 km2)
 - Land 8.6 sq mi (22.2 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,922
 Density 565.7/sq mi (219.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35555
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-25840
GNIS feature ID 0157950
Website http://www.fayetteal.org/

Fayette is a city in Fayette County, Alabama, United States. The 2000 census lists the population as 4,922. The city is the county seat of Fayette County.

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Geography

Fayette is located at 33°41′31″N 87°49′56″W / 33.69194°N 87.83222°W / 33.69194; -87.83222 (33.692068, -87.832358)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles (22.4 km²), of which, 8.6 square miles (22.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.93%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,922 people, 2,092 households, and 1,303 families residing in the city. The population density was 575.1 people per square mile (222.0/km²). There were 2,336 housing units at an average density of 273.0/sq mi (105.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.34% White, 23.38% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Ninety-five percent of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,092 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 81.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,714, and the median income for a family was $36,589. Males had a median income of $29,857 versus $21,899 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,553. About 12.5% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 22.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

Industry

Fayette is home to some major companies: Ox Bodies, one of the worlds leading producers of dump truck bodies; Golden Eagle Syrup; and Dal-Tile.

References

External links

Coordinates: 33°41′31″N 87°49′56″W / 33.692068°N 87.832358°W / 33.692068; -87.832358

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Simple English

Fayette, Alabama
—  City  —
Fayette County courthouse in Fayette
Coordinates: 33°41′31″N 87°49′56″W / 33.69194°N 87.83222°W / 33.69194; -87.83222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Fayette
Area
 - Total 8.7 sq mi (22.4 km2)
 - Land 8.6 sq mi (22.2 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,922
 Density 565.7/sq mi (219.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35555
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-25840
GNIS feature ID 0157950

Fayette is a city in Fayette County, Alabama, United States. The 2000 census lists the population as 4,922. The city is the county seat of Fayette County.



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