Fayetteville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 17,827 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fayetteville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fayetteville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fayetteville who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), management occupations (10.26%), and sales jobs (10.01%).
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 8.64% 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fayetteville, the average commute to work is 31.50 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Fayetteville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.39% of adults in Fayetteville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Fayetteville in 2010 was $33,812, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,248 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.