Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,802
Nationwide Rank 2002

Quick Facts

Fayetteville, Georgia is the 2,002nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fayetteville, Georgia is a city.

Fayetteville, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fayetteville had its largest population ever.

Fayetteville, Georgia is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 88% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fayetteville, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1992 Mattoon, Illinois 17,886 -1.8%
1993 Cary, Illinois 17,885 14.6%
1994 Takoma Park, Maryland 17,885 3.1%
1995 Sheridan, Wyoming 17,860 12.3%
1996 Amsterdam, New York 17,844 -2.5%
1997 Safety Harbor, Florida 17,844 2.7%
1998 Terrell, Texas 17,842 29.4%
1999 Colonial Heights, Virginia 17,830 5.4%
2000 White Settlement, Texas 17,828 20.0%
2001 Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 17,806 -3.7%
2002 Fayetteville, Georgia 17,802 56.2%
2003 Tinton Falls, New Jersey 17,789 6.3%
2004 Durant, Oklahoma 17,764 25.2%
2005 Marion, Illinois 17,762 9.5%
2006 Canby, Oregon 17,759 38.1%
2007 Elizabeth City, North Carolina 17,756 2.9%
2008 Logansport, Indiana 17,755 -9.9%
2009 Sartell, Minnesota 17,752 80.7%
2010 Menasha, Wisconsin 17,748 8.1%
2011 Vincennes, Indiana 17,729 -5.0%
2012 Hinsdale, Illinois 17,705 1.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1093 East Point 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City 35,262 11.1%
1118 Kennesaw 34,344 60.3%
1135 Dalton 33,748 19.1%
1137 Douglasville 33,675 72.9%
1157 Hinesville 33,140 9.9%
1205 Woodstock 31,564 180.8%
1212 Statesboro 31,379 36.9%
1251 LaGrange 30,472 15.4%
1269 Lawrenceville 29,873 29.8%
1288 Duluth 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee 29,428 208.6%
1299 Stockbridge 29,114 163.8%
1343 Canton 27,936 228.8%
1396 Carrollton 26,815 34.0%
1523 McDonough 24,755 190.7%
1581 Decatur 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler 23,816 247.6%
1613 Sugar Hill 23,180 97.5%
1639 Griffin 22,770 -1.2%
1647 Acworth 22,698 60.7%
1719 Union City 21,370 78.2%
1749 Cartersville 20,978 30.1%
1836 Forest Park 19,823 -7.5%
1841 Snellville 19,738 14.6%
1861 Suwanee 19,549 94.9%
1938 Milledgeville 18,575 -1.4%
1942 Thomasville 18,515 1.6%
1982 St. Marys 18,019 20.9%
2002 Fayetteville 17,802 56.2%
2061 Kingsland 17,077 57.1%
2079 Norcross 16,845 99.7%
2092 Tifton 16,733 6.3%
2097 Perry 16,684 62.8%
2123 Riverdale 16,439 30.6%
2126 Calhoun 16,414 52.0%
2144 Brunswick 16,287 4.9%
2149 Winder 16,244 54.7%
2172 Conyers 16,015 38.1%
2191 Dublin 15,811 -2.1%
2223 Fairburn 15,520 148.7%
2236 Americus 15,400 -9.9%
2241 Villa Rica 15,345 240.5%
2270 Powder Springs 15,052 16.6%
2276 College Park 14,959 -26.2%
2289 Buford 14,868 32.5%
2357 Moultrie 14,160 -2.3%
2362 Grovetown 14,109 128.5%
2368 Covington 14,044 17.0%
2398 Waycross 13,876 -9.7%
2460 Monroe 13,484 17.1%
2487 Dallas 13,237 142.3%
2547 Clarkston 12,848 70.6%
2576 Lilburn 12,700 10.5%
2583 Richmond Hill 12,632 81.8%
2667 Bainbridge 12,111 1.5%
2675 Loganville 12,062 98.4%
2698 Holly Springs 11,935 231.4%
2786 Douglas 11,430 5.3%
2841 Jefferson 11,136 184.3%
2871 Braselton 10,947 538.3%
2901 Cordele 10,726 -7.6%
2945 Doraville 10,540 6.2%
2954 Vidalia 10,485 -0.7%
2992 Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 10,343 -31.0%
3075 Cedartown 9,939 2.4%
3081 Rincon 9,902 119.5%
3104 Fort Oglethorpe 9,831 37.9%
3121 Jesup 9,754 5.2%
3173 Cairo 9,434 1.7%
3272 Garden City 8,970 -11.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 17,802 2,002
2016 17,519 2,015
2015 16,990 2,041
2014 16,725 2,055
2013 16,370 2,078
2012 16,206 2,084
2011 16,217 2,071
2010 15,945 2,085
2009 15,093 2,150
2008 15,060 2,136
2007 15,046 2,118
2006 14,689 2,150
2005 14,117 2,187
2004 13,669 2,220
2003 13,360 2,246
2002 12,921 2,289
2001 12,057 2,394
2000 11,391 2,495
1990 5,609 3,761