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Where is Fayette County, Illinois?

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Fayette County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Fayette is found in the county seat of Vandalia.

With a total 1,878.63 sq. km of land and water area, Fayette County, Illinois is the 1337th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 21,870 people, Fayette County has a total 9195 households earning 44722 on average per year.

Fayette County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17051
Area Codes 217,618
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Vandalia (population: 10,174), Ramsey (population: 2,493), Saint Elmo (population: 2,215), Brownstown (population: 2,120), Farina (population: 1,489), Shobonier (population: 834), Saint Peter (population: 712), Bingham (population: 282)
Land Area 8,444 sq miles
Water Area 717 sq miles
Household Income $44,722
Housing Units 9,195
Median Home Value $82,900
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 13% of population
Retail Spending $10,846 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $18,286 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.