Fayette County, Pennsylvania 

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Population

128,126

-4.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

10.2%

Median Income

$38,879

Median Home Price

$125,100

Median Age

44.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.8

summer / winter

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Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Fayette County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Fayette County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: North Union township (Fayette Cnty), South Union, 67 total
Zip Codes: 15401, 15425, 15012, 15417, 15478, 15461, 15473, 15431, 15445, 15437, 56 total
Cost of Living: -24.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level
fayette, PA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Low job growth projections
Clouds and rain
Commute times


What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fayette County is 10.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fayette County jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fayette County's cost of living is 24.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fayette County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Fayette County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Fayette county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.2% to 32.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fayette County's population is 128,126 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fayette County is Real Estate: $125,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.

SCHOOLS
Fayette County public schools spend $15,665 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Fayette County. More Education



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Housing Market in fayette

It's a good time to buy in Fayette. Home Appreciation is up 15.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fayette is $125,100.
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ZIP CODES IN FAYETTE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
15401, 15425, 15012, 15417, 15478, 15461, 15473, 15431, 15445, 15437, 56 total

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