What is the current population of Fayetteville?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fayetteville is 208,778. Fayetteville, North Carolina is the 113th largest city in the US.

Fayetteville Geography [top]

What county is Fayetteville, North Carolina in?

Fayetteville is located entirely in Cumberland County.

What is the size of Fayetteville, North Carolina in square miles?

Fayetteville has an area of 145.8 square miles. Fayetteville is the 2nd largest city, by area, in North Carolina.

Fayetteville Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Fayetteville?

The current population of Fayetteville (208,778) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Fayetteville growing?

Fayetteville has grown 4.6% since the 2000. Fayetteville, North Carolina's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Fayetteville, North Carolina?

Fayetteville has a population density of 1,375.2 people per square mile.

Fayetteville Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Fayetteville, North Carolina?

The total voting age population of Fayetteville, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 155,465. The voting age population is 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.6% of the residents of Fayetteville are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Fayetteville, North Carolina?

The racial demographics of Fayetteville are 44.6% White, 42.1% Black, 6.1% Two or more races, 2.9% Asian, 2.9% Other, 1.1% American Indian and 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 12.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

In Fayetteville, 19.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.0%. On a per-household basis, 15.7% of families are below the poverty line in Fayetteville.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.3% of Fayetteville residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Fayetteville, North Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Fayetteville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 9.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Fayetteville residents aged 5 and older, 12.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.5% speak an Asian language.

Fayetteville Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Fayetteville, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 9.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Fayetteville, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Fayetteville, North Carolina?

The median household income in Fayetteville is $45,024.

Fayetteville Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Fayetteville, North Carolina?

In Fayetteville, 44.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Fayetteville, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 55.8% of housing units in Fayetteville.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Fayetteville, 1.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Fayetteville, North Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Fayetteville, 18.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 17,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Fayetteville, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fayetteville is $947.

What percentage of households in Fayetteville, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Fayetteville, 84.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Fayetteville Population By Year

Population Graph For Fayetteville
Year Population Rank in US
2021 208,778 113
2020 208,576 111
2019 211,657 108
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
2000 199,429 93
1990 112,644 166
1840 4,285 98

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2000-2021
103 Tacoma, Washington 219,205 13.0%
104 Modesto, California 218,771 15.0%
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106 Huntsville, Alabama 216,963 35.5%
107 Des Moines, Iowa 212,031 6.2%
108 Moreno Valley, California 211,600 47.7%
109 Fontana, California 210,761 43.6%
110 Frisco, Texas 210,719 497.2%
111 Rochester, New York 210,606 -4.0%
112 Yonkers, New York 209,530 6.7%
113 Fayetteville, North Carolina 208,778 4.6%
114 Worcester, Massachusetts 205,918 19.3%
115 Columbus, Georgia 205,617 10.2%
116 Cape Coral, Florida 204,510 97.9%
117 McKinney, Texas 202,690 261.9%
118 Little Rock, Arkansas 201,998 10.1%
119 Oxnard, California 201,879 17.6%
120 Amarillo, Texas 201,234 15.6%
121 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 201,196 3.1%
122 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,478 10.2%
123 Montgomery, Alabama 198,665 -1.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
69 Greensboro 298,263 30.5%
74 Durham 285,527 51.1%
90 Winston-Salem 250,320 23.7%
113 Fayetteville 208,778 4.6%
148 Cary 176,987 81.6%
240 Wilmington 117,643 31.0%
258 High Point 114,086 31.7%
286 Concord 107,697 90.2%

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