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People

Total Population1,563
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+324
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married15.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
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 Level50.4%
% Below Poverty Level49.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.9%
Median Gross Rent$392
Median House Value$55,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)98.5%
US/American0%
English0.1%
Irish0.2%

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

Fayette Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 65 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City134 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
CountyJefferson
Standard Zip Codes39069
P.O. Box Zip Codes39081
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude31.711
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)

StationST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp37 to 56 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp73 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip56.4 inches
StationPORT GIBSON 3 NE
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp33 to 55 F
Apr Temp50 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.9 inches
StationNATCHEZ
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp55 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip62 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bude905$33,750
Meadville454$60,313
Natchez15,474$39,375
Port Gibson1,607$20,089
Roxie551$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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