Fayetteville, AR

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Fayetteville, AR Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Fayetteville Housing Market Information

With 85,257 people, 33,683 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $238,450, Fayetteville real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Fayetteville home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fayetteville, accounting for 48.70% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fayetteville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 35.00%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.93%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.74%).

People in Fayetteville primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Fayetteville has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Fayetteville built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Fayetteville built between 2000 and later ( 32.27%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 13.61%). There's also some housing in Fayetteville built before 1939 ( 3.64%).

Fayetteville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Fayetteville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 26.57%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Fayetteville house appreciation rate of 2.38%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Fayetteville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Fayetteville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Fayetteville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.34%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.08% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Fayetteville. Fayetteville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.09%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.44%.

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Fayetteville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Fayetteville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fayetteville - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Fayetteville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Fayetteville, AR HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,254,000 1.0
$941,001 - $1,254,000 1.1
$627,001 - $941,000 3.7
$502,001 - $627,000 6.1
$376,001 - $502,000 10.5
$251,001 - $376,000 21.4
$125,001 - $251,000 39.6
$63,001 - $125,000 12.3
$0 - $63,000 4.3

Very High for AR
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
29.1474452554745 2.63157894736842

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fayetteville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
77.79% 3.00%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$889 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 35.02
Renters 64.98
Vacant 6.92

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Fayetteville HOMES
2000 or Newer 32.3
1970 - 1999 50.5
1940 - 1969 13.6
1939 or Older 3.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Fayetteville HOMES
Single-Family 48.7
Townhomes 3.7
Small Apt. Buildings 10.9
Apt. Complexes 35.0
Mobile Homes 1.5
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Fayetteville HOMES
No Bedroom 3.17
1 Bedroom 15.34
2 Bedrooms 31.25
3 Bedrooms 33.00
4 Bedrooms 15.23
5 or more bedrooms 2.00