Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2022

90,515
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Fayetteville is a city located in Washington County Arkansas. Fayetteville has a 2020 population of 90,515. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Fayetteville is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 22.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 73,962 in 2010.

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 $837 per month, and the median house value is $232,100. 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 90,515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 90,515.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 73,962.

Fayetteville, Arkansas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Fayetteville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69,19379.88%
Black or African American5,0755.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native6480.75%
Asian2,6213.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1720.20%
Some Other Race3,7514.33%
Two or More Races5,1625.96%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
All37.9%62.1%
Female28.6%71.4%
Male25.3%74.7%
Non Family21.8%78.2%

37.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayetteville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,7162.2337.9
Married11,8153.0868.3
Male1,9632.7525.3
Female2,9662.9328.6
Non Family18,9721.5421.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Fayetteville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2372.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,4092.92%
High School Graduate9,28719.26%
Some College8,93918.54%
Associates Degree3,1106.45%
Bachelors Degree13,13327.24%
Graduate Degree11,09923.02%
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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
Asian1,3491,263993
2+ Races2,3372,2051,266
White39,48437,77520,806
Hispanic2,9702,405856
Black2,2402,036479
Other Race1,6201,201344
Islander653912
Native American28122035

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,014$45,586$37,074
Less Than 9th Grade$20,518$28,077$16,336
High School Graduate$28,849$30,939$25,897
Some College$34,790$35,290$34,465
Bachelors Degree$44,022$50,000$41,239
Graduate Degree$62,020$70,868$54,460

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native53918534.32%
Black4,2071,29230.71%
Asian2,43360824.99%
Hispanic6,7711,67124.68%
Multiple4,8761,15523.69%
White61,66213,01521.11%
Islander14910.67%
Other711NaN%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.78%
High School20.39%
Some College15.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.68%
Male Unemployed49.97%
Female Employed15.53%
Female Unemployed39.55%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayetteville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,350$72,989
Families$75,530$104,816
Married Families$99,911-
Non Families$31,030$43,944
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,223
First Gulf War940
Vietnam883
Korea296
World War II150

Fayetteville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34749
35 to 541,104
55 to 64443
65 to 74672
75+759

Fayetteville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3235.68%
Black1824.87%
Native American182.95%
Asian221.05%
Other Race652.69%
2+ Races1173.31%
Hispanic2896.23%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,9420.00%
19004,0611,1193.28%
19104,4714100.97%
19205,3628911.83%
19307,3942,0323.27%
19408,2128181.05%
195017,0718,8597.59%
196020,2743,2031.73%
197030,72910,4554.25%
198036,6085,8791.77%
199042,0995,4911.41%
200058,04715,9483.26%
201073,96215,9152.45%
201175,6041,6422.22%
201276,9691,3651.81%
201378,6521,6832.19%
201480,4171,7652.24%
201582,3321,9152.38%
201683,6201,2881.56%
201785,5871,9672.35%
201886,6151,0281.20%
201987,5909751.13%
202088,5659751.11%
202189,5409751.10%
202290,5159751.09%

Fayetteville Population by Year