93rd Fastest Growing County In the Nation
Fayette County, Tennessee
Fayette County is the 93rd fastest growing county in the US
based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006 for
all counties that began the century with more than ten
thousand inhabitants, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau
Fayette County which was founded in 1824, grew in population
to 28,796 by the year 2000. In the six years that marked the
beginning of the 21st Century, the county increased the number
of inhabitants by 25.4 percent bringing the estimated total
population in July 2006 to 36,102.
The outstanding growth of the last six years has made Fayette
County the number 3 fastest growing county in the Volunteer
State of Tennessee and the 93rd fastest in the nation.
The median value for homes within the 704 square mile
jurisdiction of Fayette County was $100,100 in 2000 but the
Bureau had no statistics on home value for 2006. Determining
how the rapid growth may have affected the value of homes in
the area is difficult but the current auctions that follow
should give some indication of the bargains still available.