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Pennsylvania




Fayette County, Pennsylvania

   People QuickFactsFayette CountyPennsylvania
Population, 2005 estimate 146,14212,429,616
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -1.7%1.2%
Population, 2000 148,64412,281,054
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.1%5.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.2%22.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 17.5%15.2%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.7%51.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)94.9%86.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)4.0%10.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%2.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.7%1.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)0.5%4.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 94.5%82.6%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 70.9%63.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 0.6%4.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.1%8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 76.0%81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 11.5%22.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 34,5972,111,771
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 26.525.2
 
Housing units, 2005 67,2485,422,362
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.2%71.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 14.4%21.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $63,900$97,000
 
Households, 2000 59,9694,777,003
Persons per household, 2000 2.432.48
Median household income, 2003 $29,415$42,952
Per capita money income, 1999 $15,274$20,880
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 15.9%10.6%
   Business QuickFactsFayette CountyPennsylvania
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 2,816301,5571
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 36,4535,107,0441
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 7.1%0.4%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 6,610707,898
 
Total number of firms, 2002 8,684874,255
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NANA
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.1%2.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 19.4%26.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 767,793181,462,443
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D183,741,873
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,252,517130,713,197
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $8,534$10,603
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 208,29915,305,402
Building permits, 2005 9944,525
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,178,19594,900,2541
   Geography QuickFactsFayette CountyPennsylvania
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 79044,816
Persons per square mile, 2000 188.2274.0
FIPS Code 05142
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:04 EST

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