Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2022

98,023
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Fayetteville is a city located in Washington County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 98,023, it is the 2nd largest city in Arkansas and the 358th largest city in the United States. Fayetteville is currently growing at a rate of 2.12% annually and its population has increased by 4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,949 in 2020. Spanning over 55 miles, Fayetteville has a population density of 1,814 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayetteville is $67,191 with a poverty rate of 22.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fayetteville is 27.3 years, 27.1 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.

Fayetteville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fayettevillewas:

  • White: 79.88%
  • Two or more races: 5.96%
  • Black or African American: 5.86%
  • Other race: 4.33%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Fayetteville, Arkansas is 98,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 93,949.

Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2022

Population by Race

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Fayetteville Population by Race

Fayetteville Population Pyramid 2022

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Fayetteville Median Age

27.7


Total

27.7


Male

27.8


Female

Fayetteville Adults

There are 71,151 adults, (7,564 of whom are seniors) in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayetteville Sex Ratio

Female

43,889

50.67%

Male

42,733

49.33%

Fayetteville Population by Age

Fayetteville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayetteville Household Types

37.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayetteville Households and Families

2.93

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Fayetteville Households by Type

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Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.61%.

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,014

Average Earnings

$45,586

Average Male

$37,074

Average Female

Fayetteville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayetteville Language by Age

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Fayetteville Language

91.63% of Fayetteville residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Fayetteville Language

Fayetteville Poverty by Race

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22.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.30%

Male Poverty Rate

23.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayetteville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Native, with 34.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.07%.

Fayetteville Poverty

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Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Education

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Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayetteville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fayetteville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayetteville Married by Age and Sex

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Fayetteville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fayetteville Marital Status by Race

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Fayetteville Marital Status

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3,727

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fayetteville Veterans by War

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Fayetteville Veterans by Age

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Fayetteville Veterans by Race

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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13.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fayetteville Employment by Age

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Fayetteville Employment by Race

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Fayetteville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.62%

Born in Fayetteville

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Fayetteville residents were born in the United States, with 46.62% having been born in Arkansas. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fayetteville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fayetteville Population by Year