Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2018

Fayetteville, Arkansas's estimated population is 85,257 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Fayetteville, Arkansas is the 3rd largest city in Arkansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1578.08 people/mi² (609.30 people/km²), with a household density of 257.71 people/km² (667.48 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 27.3 years, 27 years for males, and 27.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 36,061 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%, with a median rent of $734/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $186,200.

The median income for households in Fayetteville, Arkansas is $40,013, while the mean household income is $65,860. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201785,2571,9302.32%
201683,3271,1861.44%
201582,1411,8862.35%
201480,2551,7582.24%
201378,4971,7042.22%
201276,7931,2901.71%
201175,5031,5512.10%
201073,95215,9052.45%
200058,04715,9483.26%
199042,0995,4911.41%
198036,6085,8791.77%
197030,72910,4554.25%
196020,2743,2031.73%
195017,0718,8597.59%
19408,2128181.05%
19307,3942,0323.27%
19205,3628911.83%
19104,4714100.97%
19004,0611,1193.28%
18902,9420.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White65,949
Black or African American5,156
Some Other Race3,188
Two or More Races2,991
Asian2,516
American Indian and Alaska Native697
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander55

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fayetteville Ar Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fayetteville Ar Median Age

27.3


Total

27


Male

27.7


Female

Fayetteville Ar Adults

There are 66,214 adults, (7,250 of which are seniors) in Fayetteville Ar.

Fayetteville Ar Age Dependency

36.6

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayetteville Ar Sex Ratio

Female

40,530

50.32%

Male

40,022

49.68%

Fayetteville Ar Households and Families

Fayetteville Ar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayetteville Ar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
All39%61%
Female28.1%71.9%
Non Family23.6%76.4%
Male23.1%76.9%

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayetteville Ar Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,5282.239
Non Family18,1231.4923.6
Married11,2953.0768.3
Female2,6273.0428.1
Male1,4832.7323.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayetteville Ar Households

Fayetteville Ar Education

Fayetteville Ar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5293.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,9244.35%
High School Graduate7,97518.04%
Some College9,92322.44%
Associates Degree1,8184.11%
Bachelors Degree11,13225.17%
Graduate Degree9,91822.43%

Fayetteville Ar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,37534,26618,305
Hispanic2,8171,878463
Black2,2031,998698
Other Race1,546939238
Asian1,4311,289976
Multiple Races1,1021,054419
Native American373334164
Islander505050

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fayetteville Ar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,100$39,856$31,637
Less Than High School$20,805$25,327$16,882
High School Grad$24,346$26,197$22,939
Some College$27,141$29,887$23,982
Bachelors Degree$43,790$48,789$40,359
Graduate Degree$57,417$70,693$50,102

$36,100

Average Earnings

$39,856

Average Male

$31,637

Average Female

Fayetteville Ar Language

Fayetteville Ar Language by Age

Fayetteville Ar Language

90.51% of Fayetteville Ar residents speak only English, while 9.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.47% of the population.

Fayetteville Ar Poverty

Fayetteville Ar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,28613,56523.27%
Hispanic5,7621,70429.57%
Black4,1681,40433.69%
Other3,1601,09134.53%
Multiple2,80991032.40%
Asian2,37370429.67%
Native61018029.51%

24.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.09%

Male Poverty Rate

25.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayetteville Ar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville Ar is Other, with 34.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville Ar is White, with 23.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.90%.

Fayetteville Ar Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.10%
High School22.54%
Some College15.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%

Fayetteville Ar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.70%
Male Unemployed50.12%
Female Employed18.72%
Male Employed17.11%

Fayetteville Ar Income

Fayetteville Ar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,013$65,860
Families$64,764$92,642
Married Families$88,304$112,950
Non Families$25,668$42,436

Fayetteville Ar Marital Status

Fayetteville Ar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayetteville Ar Married by Age and Sex

Fayetteville Ar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Fayetteville Ar Marital Status by Race

Fayetteville Ar Veterans

Fayetteville Ar Veterans by War

3,793

Number of Veterans

3,448

Male Veterans

345

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,055
Second Gulf War811
First Gulf War685
Korea302
World War II225

Fayetteville Ar Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,132
65 to 74913
75+710
55 to 64601
18 to 34437

Fayetteville Ar Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5146.33%
Black1804.90%
Hispanic1062.46%
2 or More593.32%
Indian406.37%

Fayetteville Ar Veterans by Education

10.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayetteville Ar Employment Status

Fayetteville Ar Employment by Age

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fayetteville Ar Employment by Race

Fayetteville Ar Employment by Education

Fayetteville Ar Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.45%

Born in Arkansas

92.89%

Native Born

7.11%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.89% of Fayetteville Ar residents were born in the United States, with 45.45% having been born in Arkansas. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.