Fayetteville, GA

Fayetteville profile

Living in Fayetteville

Fayetteville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 17,991 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fayetteville is the 57th largest community in Georgia.

Fayetteville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Fayetteville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Fayetteville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fayetteville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (16.09%), management occupations (11.39%), and sales jobs (9.32%).

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 8.12% 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.

One downside of living in Fayetteville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.20 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Fayetteville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.75% of adults in Fayetteville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fayetteville in 2018 was $35,376, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,504 for a family of four. However, Fayetteville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fayetteville is an extremely 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, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fayetteville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.