Fayetteville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 93,949 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Fayetteville is the second largest community in Arkansas.
Fayetteville real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Fayetteville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Fayetteville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fayetteville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fayetteville who work in office and administrative support (10.99%), teaching (10.98%), and management occupations (10.30%).
Of important note, Fayetteville is also a city of artists. Fayetteville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fayetteville’s character.
Also of interest is that Fayetteville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fayetteville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Fayetteville is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Fayetteville has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Fayetteville enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Fayetteville.
Not only is Fayetteville a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fayetteville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fayetteville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.26% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fayetteville in 2018 was $30,476, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,904 for a family of four. However, Fayetteville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fayetteville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fayetteville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fayetteville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fayetteville include Irish, German, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Fayetteville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.