Latest Data (2016)
Population 204,759
Nationwide Rank 110

Quick Facts

Fayetteville, North Carolina is the 110th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is a city.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Fayetteville had its largest population ever.

Fayetteville, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fayetteville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
100 San Bernardino, California 216,239 14.4%
101 Spokane, Washington 215,973 9.6%
102 Des Moines, Iowa 215,472 7.9%
103 Modesto, California 212,175 11.5%
104 Birmingham, Alabama 212,157 -12.3%
105 Tacoma, Washington 211,277 8.9%
106 Fontana, California 209,665 42.8%
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,582 14.6%
117 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,541 8.2%
118 Akron, Ohio 197,633 -8.8%
119 Columbus, Georgia 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,081 1.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
68 Greensboro 287,027 25.6%
78 Durham 263,016 39.2%
89 Winston-Salem 242,203 19.7%
110 Fayetteville 204,759 2.6%
158 Cary 162,320 66.6%
235 Wilmington 117,525 30.9%
259 High Point 111,223 28.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 204,759 110
2015 201,963 110
2014 203,948 109
2013 204,408 106
2012 202,103 107
2011 201,079 108
2010 200,564 107
2009 198,071 112
2008 195,234 113
2007 195,041 112
2006 193,285 112
2005 193,639 109
2004 200,897 95
2003 201,936 94
2002 199,994 94
2001 199,109 93
2000 199,429 93
1990 112,644 166
1840 4,285 98