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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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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.
27% 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 $283. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.
Libraries in Fayette include Fayette Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fayette include Elgin Echo-Fayette Leader-Ossian Bee
Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fayette political report.
The average commute time for Fayette workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Fayette include Americinn Fayette.
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