Latest Data (2017)
Population 209,889
Nationwide Rank 109

Quick Facts

Fayetteville, North Carolina is the 109th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is a city.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 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
2000-2017
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225,374 -1.3%
100 Des Moines, Iowa 217,521 8.9%
101 Spokane, Washington 217,108 10.2%
102 San Bernardino, California 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto, California 214,221 12.6%
104 Tacoma, Washington 213,418 10.0%
105 Fontana, California 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita, California 210,888 35.5%
107 Birmingham, Alabama 210,710 -12.9%
108 Oxnard, California 210,037 22.3%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,889 5.2%
110 Rochester, New York 208,046 -5.2%
111 Moreno Valley, California 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale, California 203,054 3.9%
113 Yonkers, New York 202,019 2.9%
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%
118 Montgomery, Alabama 199,518 -1.0%
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
68 Greensboro 290,222 27.0%
77 Durham 267,743 41.7%
89 Winston-Salem 244,605 20.9%
109 Fayetteville 209,889 5.2%
157 Cary 165,904 70.3%
234 Wilmington 119,045 32.6%
261 High Point 111,513 28.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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