Fayetteville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Fayetteville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
211,657

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.7%
5 - 17:
15.7%
18 - 24:
15.5%
25 - 34:
18.6%
35 - 54:
20.8%
55 - 64:
10.0%
Over 65 Years:
11.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
8.3%
8.3%
High School Graduates
91.7%
91.7%
College Graduated
27.2%
27.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Fayetteville
$24,823
$24,823
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Fayetteville
$45,024
$45,024
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.3%

Employment Industries in Fayetteville

 
Healthcare
16.5%
16.5%
Retail
14.2%
14.2%
Education
10.7%
10.7%
Accommodation
10.6%
10.6%
Public Service
9.6%
9.6%
Manufacturing
7.4%
7.4%
Construction
5.1%
5.1%
Other
5.0%
5.0%
Administration
4.6%
4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.7%
3.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
41.0%
41.0%
White
37.5%
37.5%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
12.4%
12.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.1%
5.1%
Asian
2.7%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.9%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
8.8%
8.8%
Irish
6.9%
6.9%
English
6.6%
6.6%
Italian
2.8%
2.8%
Scottish
1.8%
1.8%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.2%
1.2%
African
0.8%
0.8%
Norwegian
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Jamaican
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.5%
87.5%
Spanish
7.4%
7.4%
German/Yiddish
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Miao/Hmong
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Fayetteville Residents:
7.1%