Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2021

89,540
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Fayetteville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fayetteville was:

  • White: 79.73%
  • Black or African American: 7.18%
  • Other race: 4.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Asian: 3.56%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Fayetteville, Arkansas is 89,540based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 86,615.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 73,580.

Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021554,2349,6651.74%
2020544,5699,6651.77%
2019534,9049,6651.81%
2018525,2399,6231.83%
2017515,61611,8102.29%
2016503,80612,0762.40%
2015491,73011,2172.28%
2014480,5139,3731.95%
2013471,1408,8491.88%
2012462,2919,4072.03%
2011452,88410,5832.34%
2010442,3010.00%

Fayetteville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,90479.73%
Black or African American6,1167.18%
Some Other Race4,0424.75%
Two or More Races3,2343.80%
Asian3,0353.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native7340.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1010.12%
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Fayetteville Population By Race

Fayetteville Population Pyramid 2021

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Fayetteville Median Age

27.3


Total

27.1


Male

27.5


Female

Fayetteville Adults

There are 70,045 adults, (7,684 of whom are seniors) in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Age Dependency

36.6

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayetteville Sex Ratio

Mujer

41,999

49.31%

Masculino

43,167

50.69%

Fayetteville Population by Age

Fayetteville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayetteville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.2%32.8%
All36.6%63.4%
Mujer25.2%74.8%
Masculino24.8%75.2%
Non Family21.1%78.9%

36.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayetteville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,2882.2136.6
Non Family18,6301.5221.1
Married11,4463.0467.2
Mujer3,0792.9125.2
Masculino2,1332.8624.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Fayetteville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1462.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,8994.05%
High School Graduate7,80016.62%
Some College10,15621.64%
Associates Degree2,3825.08%
Bachelors Degree13,12427.97%
Graduate Degree10,41422.19%
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Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38,30036,33620,314
Black2,8342,451613
Hispanic2,6822,141718
Other Race1,8591,371322
Asian1,6531,5641,327
2+ Races1,0861,050545
Native American35329076
Islander372611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.28%.

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$38,761$43,325$34,256
Less Than 9th Grade$20,876$22,029$17,051
High School Graduate$27,123$30,225$21,574
Some College$30,964$32,366$28,701
Bachelors Degree$44,223$48,650$40,608
Graduate Degree$56,538$65,987$51,726

$38,761

Average Earnings

$43,325

Average Male

$34,256

Average Female

Fayetteville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayetteville Language by Age

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Fayetteville Language

90.60% of Fayetteville residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Fayetteville Language

Fayetteville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,52112,78421.12%
Hispanic6,1501,74828.42%
Black5,1711,49728.95%
Other4,0421,25831.12%
Multiple3,08294830.76%
Asian2,81571325.33%
Native65419029.05%

22.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.33%

Male Poverty Rate

23.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayetteville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Other, with 31.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is White, with 21.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.20%.

Fayetteville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.25%
High School18.66%
Some College16.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.89%
Female Unemployed42.76%
Female Employed17.40%
Male Employed12.88%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayetteville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,690$67,191
Families$70,580$96,248
Married Families$94,605$120,012
Non Families$27,574$40,200
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Income by Household Type

Fayetteville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

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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4,052

Number of Veterans

3,677

Male Veterans

375

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,398
Vietnam1,030
First Gulf War805
Korea390
World War II167

Fayetteville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,094
75+821
18 to 34795
65 to 74784
55 to 64558

Fayetteville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7646.51%
Black2074.64%
Hispanic1773.99%
2+ Races311.93%
Native American182.71%
Asian170.67%
Other Race150.52%

Fayetteville Veterans by Race

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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11.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5%

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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46.21%

Born in Fayetteville

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.18% of Fayetteville residents were born in the United States, with 46.21% having been born in Arkansas. 4.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fayetteville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202189,5409751.10%
202088,5659751.11%
201987,5909751.13%
201886,6151,0281.20%
201785,5871,9672.35%
201683,6201,2881.56%
201582,3321,9152.38%
201480,4171,7652.24%
201378,6521,6832.19%
201276,9691,3651.81%
201175,6041,6422.22%
201073,96215,9152.45%
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%

Fayetteville Population by Year