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Fayette is a city in Fayette County.

The community was named for the Marquis de Lafayette

The latitude of Fayette is 42.841N. The longitude is -91.801W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,275.


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Median household income
Local
$28,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fayette demographic reports
Fayette is on the Volga River
Nearby parks & recreation: Volga River Recreation Area
Colleges and universities: Upper Iowa University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Fayette residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $11,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Fayette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fayette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.


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Libraries in Fayette include Fayette Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fayette include Elgin Echo-Fayette Leader-Ossian Bee

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Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fayette political report.

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The average commute time for Fayette workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fayette include Americinn Fayette.

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