Fayette, Utah

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Fayette, Utah
Town
Fayette town hall
Fayette town hall
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 39°13′29″N 111°51′20″W / 39.22472°N 111.85556°W / 39.22472; -111.85556Coordinates: 39°13′29″N 111°51′20″W / 39.22472°N 111.85556°W / 39.22472; -111.85556
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Settled 1861
Incorporated 1948
Founded by James Mellor and Joseph Bartholomew
Named for Fayette, New York
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,052 ft (1,540 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 243
 • Density 421.2/sq mi (162.6/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84630
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-25070[1]
GNIS feature ID 1427897[2]

Fayette is a town in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 204 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 278
1890 305 9.7%
1900 290 −4.9%
1910 209 −27.9%
1920 261 24.9%
1930 260 −0.4%
1940 271 4.2%
1950 200 −26.2%
1960 161 −19.5%
1970 93 −42.2%
1980 165 77.4%
1990 183 10.9%
2000 204 11.5%
2010 242 18.6%
Est. 2012 243 0.4%

[3][4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 204 people, 64 households, and 49 families residing in the town. The population density was 421.2 people per square mile (164.1/km²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 150.7 per square mile (58.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.18% White, 2.45% Native American, 4.41% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.41% of the population.

There were 64 households out of which 46.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 36.8% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,459. About 4.8% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://www2.census.gov/prod2/statcomp/documents/1961-02.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.census.gov/prod/cen1990/cph2/cph-2-46.pdf
  5. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=SMSOrJwVjLIC&pg=RA2-PA15&lpg=RA2-PA15&dq=population+of+utah+cities+1960&source=bl&ots=lEfhkEWAKB&sig=dzTPmZv0hScn7o6wgdRVnVHkSaU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=OhEMU_jCGaPSyAHazoDACw&ved=0CJABEOgBMA0#v=onepage&q=population%20of%20utah%20cities%201960&f=false