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Fayette, OH

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Overview


Fayette is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,290 people and just one neighborhood, Fayette is the 540th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Fayette was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Fayette, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.12% of Fayette’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fayette is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fayette who work in food service (14.55%), office and administrative support (9.59%), and sales jobs (5.31%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fayette is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small village, Fayette doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The population of Fayette has a very low overall level of education: only 8.36% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Fayette in 2018 was $19,835, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,340 for a family of four.

Fayette is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Fayette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fayette residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fayette also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.08% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fayette include German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Fayette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fayette, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 40.8% have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fayette are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 36.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.7%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Fayette, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (40.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report English roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (6.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.2%) and 5.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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