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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,066

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 309

Female householder, no husband present : 936

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,072

Householder not living alone : 31


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 30

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 13

All other households : 7,358


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,618

Renter-occupied housing units : 448

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 276

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 453

Renter-occupied housing units : 483

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,292

Renter-occupied housing units : 811


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 920

$10,000 to $14,999 : 775

$15,000 to $19,999 : 395

$20,000 to $24,999 : 489

$25,000 to $29,999 : 494

$30,000 to $34,999 : 580

$35,000 to $39,999 : 508

$40,000 to $44,999 : 373

$45,000 to $49,999 : 453

$50,000 to $59,999 : 863

$60,000 to $74,999 : 470

$75,000 to $99,999 : 613

$100,000 to $124,999 : 237

$125,000 to $149,999 : 139

$150,000 to $199,999 : 78

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Total : 8,789


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Occupied : 7,414

Vacant : 1,375


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 63

Built 2000 to 2004 : 324

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,423

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,648

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,805

Built 1960 to 1969 : 956

Built 1950 to 1959 : 917

Built 1940 to 1949 : 746

Built 1939 or earlier : 907


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Utility gas : 1,824

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,461

Electricity : 3,838

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 33

Coal or coke : 1

Wood : 229

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 17


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 360

$10,000 to $14,999 : 181

$15,000 to $19,999 : 148

$20,000 to $24,999 : 149

$25,000 to $29,999 : 277

$30,000 to $34,999 : 129

$35,000 to $39,999 : 169

$40,000 to $49,999 : 403

$50,000 to $59,999 : 630

$60,000 to $69,999 : 320

$70,000 to $79,999 : 382

$80,000 to $89,999 : 430

$90,000 to $99,999 : 297

$100,000 to $124,999 : 595

$125,000 to $149,999 : 405

$150,000 to $174,999 : 285

$175,000 to $199,999 : 189

$200,000 to $249,999 : 115

$250,000 to $299,999 : 35

$300,000 to $399,999 : 50

$400,000 to $499,999 : 35

$500,000 to $749,999 : 32

$750,000 to $999,999 : 15

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 162

Home equity loan only : 289

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 18

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,215

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,955


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fayette County, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : $92,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $66,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $65,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $87,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $80,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $63,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $41,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fayette County, Alabama: 69.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Fayette County, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 7 7 $839,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $839,600
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $623,000
  Two Family 1 2 $98,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $100,000
  Five or More Family 5 40 $3,814,480
  Total

13 51 $4,635,480


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fayette County, AL): $28,539
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fayette County): $56,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fayette County, Alabama

Utility Gas: 28.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 26.1%
Electricity: 42.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.9%
Wood: 1.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Fayette County, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 21.31%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 41.24%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 14.78%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.68%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fayette County): $283
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Fayette County): $510


(updated 2010)



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