Fayette, MO

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Population

2,716

0.407% growth

Poverty Rate

25.3%


Median Age

30.3


Median Household Income

$43,006

16% growth

Number of Employees

1,203

5.16% growth

Median Property Value

$81,300

8.86% decline

About

In 2017, Fayette, MO had a population of 2.72k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $43,006. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fayette, MO grew from 2,705 to 2,716, a 0.407% increase and its median household income grew from $37,083 to $43,006, a 16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fayette, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.81%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.552%). N/A% of the people in Fayette, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fayette, MO are Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (777 degrees awarded in 2017) and Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (276 degrees).

The median property value in Fayette, MO is $81,300, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Fayette, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette, MO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Fayette, MO employs 1.2k people. The largest industries in Fayette, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (257 people), Educational Services (215 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (170 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($42,292), Public Administration ($33,571), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($32,273).

Median household income in Fayette, MO is $43,006. Males in Fayette, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Fayette, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,006

2017 value

± $4,220

16%

1 Year Growth

± 15.4%

Households in Fayette, MO have a median annual income of $43,006, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,083 in 2016, which represents a 16% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fayette, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9603

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fayette, MO was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $45,610, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Fayette, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fayette, MO (536 out of 2.12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    445 ± 109

  2. Black

    45 ± 63

  3. Two Or More

    23 ± 58

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fayette, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.2k

2017 Value

± 172

5.16%

1 Year growth

± 19.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fayette, MO grew at a rate of 5.16%, from 1.14k employees to 1.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fayette, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (150 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (141 people), and Production Occupations (125 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fayette, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fayette, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (150 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (141 people), and Production Occupations (125 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fayette, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.61 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2 times), and Production Occupations (1.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fayette, MO, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,938), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,000), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($60,417).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.2k

2017 Value

± 172

5.16%

1 Year growth

± 19.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fayette, MO grew at a rate of 5.16%, from 1.14k employees to 1.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fayette, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (257 people), Educational Services (215 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (170 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fayette, MO, though some of these residents may live in Fayette, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fayette, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (257 people), Educational Services (215 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (170 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fayette, MO has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.93 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.86 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fayette, MO, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($42,292), Public Administration ($33,571), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($32,273).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.4B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $24.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($24.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$299B

2020 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

44.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $299B. This is expected to increase 44.9% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.5B

  2. $14.6B

  3. $10.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.5B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $10.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93% of the population of Fayette, MO has health coverage, with 46.9% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Fayette, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Fayette, MO see 2535 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.197% decrease from the previous year (2540 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3353 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1676 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Howard County, MO see an average of 2,535 patients per year. This represents a 0.197% decrease from the previous year (2,540 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Howard County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.96%

Uninsured

46.9%

Employer Coverage

15%

Medicaid

13.9%

Medicare

15.6%

Non-Group

1.68%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fayette, MO grew by 20.1% from 5.79% to 6.96%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fayette, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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Diversity

Fayette, MO is home to a population of 2.72k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.51% of Fayette, MO residents were born outside of the country (41 people).

In 2017, there were 6.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Fayette, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 351 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 55 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.3

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fayette, MO was 30.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Fayette, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fayette, MO residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.51%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

41 people

1.52%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

41 people

As of 2017, 1.51% of Fayette, MO residents (41 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fayette, MO was 1.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Missouri residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Fayette, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fayette, MO was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fayette, MO

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    2.25k ± 102

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    351 ± 87

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    55 ± 48.3

In 2017, there were 6.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Fayette, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 351 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 55 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Fayette, MO as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    77 ± 46

  2. Korea

    45 ± 35

  3. World War II

    28 ± 25

Fayette, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Fayette, MO awarded 1,053 degrees. The student population of Fayette, MO is skewed towards women, with 1,732 male students and 3,327 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fayette, MO are White (895 and 86.1%), followed by Black or African American (70 and 6.73%), Unknown (36 and 3.46%), and Hispanic or Latino (15 and 1.44%).

The largest universities in Fayette, MO by number of degrees awarded are Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (777 and 73.8%) and Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (276 and 26.2%).

The most popular majors in Fayette, MO are Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (291 and 27.6%), General Business (110 and 10.4%), and General Psychology (75 and 7.12%).

The median tuition costs in Fayette, MO are $14,275 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fayette, MO was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 291 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fayette, MO according to their major.

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Universities

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$14,275

Median Private

In 2017, the Fayette, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies with 777 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

271

Degrees Awarded to Men

782

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 271 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fayette, MO, which is 0.347 times less than the 782 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    895 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    36 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fayette, MO were to White students. These 895 degrees mean that there were 12.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 70 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fayette, MO was $81,300 in 2017, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $89,200 to $81,300, a 8.86% decrease. The homeownership rate in Fayette, MO is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fayette, MO have an average commute time of 17.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fayette, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,300

2017 Median

± $11,517

$89,200

2016 Median

± $24,694

In 2017, the median property value in Fayette, MO declined from to $81,300 from the previous year's value of $89,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fayette, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fayette, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,006

Median Household Income

± $4,220

903

Number of Households

± 127

In 2017, the median household income of the 903 households in Fayette, MO grew to $43,006 from the previous year's value of $37,083.

The following chart displays the households in Fayette, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fayette, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fayette, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%

2017 Homeownership

70.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.3% of the housing units in Fayette, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fayette, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fayette, MO have a shorter commute time (17.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.554% of the workforce in Fayette, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fayette, MO was Drove Alone (66.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11%) and those who Worked At Home (8.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fayette, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fayette, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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