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People

Total Population 1,563
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 324
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 15.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $23,906
% Above Poverty Level 50.4%
% Below Poverty Level 49.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $392
Median House Value $55,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 98.5%
US/American 0%
English 0.1%
Irish 0.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fayette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 39069
P.O. Box Zip Codes 39081
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.711
Longitude -91.06

Fayette Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station PORT GIBSON 3 NE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
Station NATCHEZ
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 62 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fayette, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Harriston (39081)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bude 905 $33,750
Meadville 454 $60,313
Natchez 15,474 $39,375
Port Gibson 1,607 $20,089
Roxie 551 $34,226

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fayette Hospitals

JEFFERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
809 S MAIN BOX 577
(601) 786-3401
Emergency Service: Yes

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Fayette High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

JEFFERSON CO HIGH
2277 MAIN ST.
601-786-3919
A Title I School.
Serves 468 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

FAYETTE VOC CENTER
205 INDUSTRIAL PARK DR.
601-786-3642
A Vocational School

JEFFERSON COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
468 HWY 33
601-786-3900
A Non-traditional School

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