Latest Data (2018)
Population 209,468
Nationwide Rank 109

Quick Facts

Fayetteville, North Carolina is the 109th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is a city.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Fayetteville had its largest population ever.

Fayetteville, North Carolina's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fayetteville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 221,599 -2.9%
100 Spokane, Washington 219,190 11.3%
101 Des Moines, Iowa 216,853 8.6%
102 Tacoma, Washington 216,279 11.5%
103 San Bernardino, California 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto, California 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana, California 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita, California 210,089 34.9%
107 Birmingham, Alabama 209,880 -13.2%
108 Oxnard, California 209,877 22.2%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,468 5.0%
110 Moreno Valley, California 209,050 45.9%
111 Rochester, New York 206,284 -6.0%
112 Glendale, California 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach, California 200,641 5.5%
114 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,591 10.3%
115 Grand Rapids, Michigan 200,217 1.1%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,924 14.8%
117 Yonkers, New York 199,663 1.7%
118 Aurora, Illinois 199,602 38.1%
119 Montgomery, Alabama 198,218 -1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
67 Greensboro 294,722 28.9%
75 Durham 274,291 45.2%
89 Winston-Salem 246,328 21.8%
109 Fayetteville 209,468 5.0%
155 Cary 168,160 72.6%
226 Wilmington 122,607 36.5%
260 High Point 112,316 29.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 209,468 109
2017 209,889 109
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