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Fayette County, IA Public Records

District Court
114 N Vine St
West Union, IA 52175 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 563-422-5694
F: 563-422-3137
Couriers: 114 N Vine St

Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Fayette County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Fayette County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Fayette County
County Recorder
114 N Vine St, 2nd Fl
West Union, IA 52175 www.fayettecountyiowa.org/Recorde...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 563-422-3687
Fax: 563-422-3739
Recorded Documents

Fayette County Vital Certificates

Fayette County Vital Certificates

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Fayette County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 730.92 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,164
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,844
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.41
Housing Units (2000): 9,505
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.7%
Migration Flow to Fayette County, IA from (2007-2008):

Fayette County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $347,766
  • Construction: $12,664
  • Retail Trade: $20,811
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $11,234
  • Retail Trade: $20,811
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $5,402
  • Manufacturing: $43,836
  • Farms: $66,185
  • Government: $55,847
Employed (2000): 10,424
Unemployed (2000): 498
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,580
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,144
Local Government Revenue (2007): $54,944 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $15,629 (thou. dol.)

Fayette County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 232
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4
Deaths (2007): 262
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Fayette County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 23
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 18
Property Crimes (2008): 146
  • Burglary: 56
  • Larceny-Theft: 81
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 9

Fayette County Genealogy Records