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|Fayette County, Georgia|
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Largest city||Peachtree City|
199 sq mi (516 km²)
197 sq mi (510 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 1.1%
463/sq mi (179/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Fayette County was created on May 15, 1821. It was named for the Marquis de Lafayette.
- State Route 54
- State Route 74
- State Route 85
- State Route 85 Connector
- State Route 92
- State Route 279
- State Route 314
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 Edit
Fayette County is served by the Fayette County School System.
- Fayette County High School
- Mcintosh High School
- Sandy Creek High School
- Starr's Mill High School
- Whitewater High School
Alternative Schools Edit
- The Fayette County Alternative Education Program
Celebrity Sightings/Famous ResidentsEdit
- Truett Cathy, Chik-Fil-A Founder
- Emmanuel Lewis, actor
- Evander Holyfield, boxer
- Lee Haney, retired professional bodybuilder and Mr. Olympia titleholder
- Andre 3000, Rapper in the group Outkast
- Big Boy, Rapper in the group Outkast
- Cee lo, Rapper
- Creflo Dollar, televangelist
- Arrested Development, the hip hop group
- John Waller, Contemporary Christian Singer
- Paris Bennett, singer
- Don 'D.C.' Curry
- Iron Sheik, retired wrestler
- William Regal, WWE Wrestler
- Chris Benoit, WWE Wrestler
- Kathy Cox, State School Superintendent
- Tim Hudson, Braves pitcher
- Reed Sorenson, Nascar driver
- Logan Browning, television and movie (Bratz: The Movie) actress
- Fayette County Board of Education
- Fayette County Development Authority (Updated demographic information)
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