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Fayette is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The latitude of Fayette is 39.56N. The longitude is -87.465W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,553.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fayette demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47863 ZIP code.
24% of Fayette residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fayette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fayette was $20,445, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Fayette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fayette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fayette political report.
The average commute time for Fayette workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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