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Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 148,644. Its county seat is Uniontown6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,067 km² (798 mi²). 2,046 km² (790 mi²) of it is land and 20 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.98% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 148,644 people, 59,969 households, and 41,198 families residing in the county. The population density is 73/km² (188/mi²). There are 66,490 housing units at an average density of 32/km² (84/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.30% White, 3.51% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 59,969 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% are married couples living together, 12.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% are non-families. 28.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.96. In the county, the population is spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.60 males.

Cities and towns

Belle Vernon\n*Brownsville Township\n*Brownsville\n*Bullskin Township\n*Connellsville Township\n*Connellsville\n*Dawson\n*Dunbar Township\n*Dunbar\n*East Uniontown\n*Everson\n*Fairchance\n*Fayette City\n*Franklin Township\n*Georges Township\n*German Township\n*Grindstone-Rowes Run\n*Henry Clay Township\n*Hiller\n*Hopwood\n*Jefferson Township\n*Leith-Hatfield\n*Lower Tyrone Township\n*Luzerne Township\n*Lynnwood-Pricedale\n*Markleysburg\n*Masontown\n*Menallen Township\n*New Salem-Buffington\n*Newell\n*Nicholson Township\n*North Union Township\n*Ohiopyle\n*Oliver\n*Perry Township\n*Perryopolis\n*Point Marion\n*Redstone Township\n*Republic\n*Saltlick Township\n*Seven Springs\n*Smithfield\n*South Connellsville\n*South Union Township\n*Springfield Township\n*Springhill Township\n*Stewart Township\n*Uniontown\n*Upper Tyrone Township\n*Vanderbilt\n*Washington Township\n*Wharton Township