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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fayettevillewas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.