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Fayette County, Georgia
Seal of Fayette County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Fayette County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Seat Fayetteville
Largest city Peachtree City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

199 sq mi (516 km²)
197 sq mi (510 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 1.1%
PopulationEst.
 - (2006)
 - Density

106,671
463/sq mi (179/km²)
Founded 1821
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.fayettecountyga.gov

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 91,263. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 106,144.[1] The county seat is Fayetteville.[2]

This county is included in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area).

Contents

History

Fayette County was created on May 15, 1821. It was named for the Marquis de Lafayette.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 199 square miles (516 km²), of which, 197 square miles (510 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (1.10%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 91,263 people, 31,524 households, and 25,975 families residing in the county. The population density was 463 people per square mile (179/km²). There were 32,726 housing units at an average density of 166 per square mile (64/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 83.87% White, 11.47% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 2.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,524 households out of which 43.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.50% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.60% were non-families. 15.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.10% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 27.80% from 45 to 64, and 8.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $71,227, and the median income for a family was $78,853 (these figures had risen to $79,498 and $89,873 respectively as of a 2007 estimate[4]). Males had a median income of $54,738 versus $33,333 for females. The per capita income for the county was $29,464. About 2.00% of families and 2.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.80% of those under age 18 and 4.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Schools

Fayette County is served by the Fayette County School System.

High schools

Alternative schools

  • The Fayette County Alternative Education Program

Well-Known Current and Former Residents of Fayette County

References

External links

Coordinates: 33°25′N 84°29′W / 33.41°N 84.49°W / 33.41; -84.49


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Fayette County, Georgia
File:Fayette County, Georgia seal.png
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Fayette County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1821
Seat Fayetteville
Largest City Peachtree City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.1%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

106671
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.fayettecountyga.gov

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 91,263. The 2006 Census Estimate shows a population of 106,671 [1]. The county seat is Fayetteville6.

This county is included in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area).

Contents

History

Fayette County was created on May 15, 1821. It was named for the Marquis de Lafayette.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 516 km² (199 sq mi). 510 km² (197 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (1.10%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 91,263 people, 31,524 households, and 25,975 families residing in the county. The population density was 179/km² (463/sq mi). There were 32,726 housing units at an average density of 64/km² (166/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 83.87% White, 11.47% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 2.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,524 households out of which 43.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.50% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.60% were non-families. 15.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.10% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 27.80% from 45 to 64, and 8.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $71,227, and the median income for a family was $78,853. Males had a median income of $54,738 versus $33,333 for females. The per capita income for the county was $29,464. About 2.00% of families and 2.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.80% of those under age 18 and 4.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Schools

Fayette County is served by the Fayette County School System.

High Schools

Alternative Schools

  • The Fayette County Alternative Education Program

Celebrity Sightings/Famous Residents

External links

Coordinates: 33°25′N 84°29′W / 33.41, -84.49

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