Fayetteville, Georgia Population 2021

18,427
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Fayetteville is a city located in Fayette County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Fayette County. With a 2020 population of 18,427, it is the 60th largest city in Georgia and the 1982nd largest city in the United States . Fayetteville is currently growing at a rate of 1.20% annually and its population has increased by 15.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,945 in 2010. Fayetteville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Fayetteville has a population density of 1,430 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayetteville is $88,828 with a poverty rate of 7.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,157 per month, and the median house value is $224,100. The median age in Fayetteville is 42 years, 42.1 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Fayetteville Demographics

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

  • White: 44.81%
  • Black or African American: 40.18%
  • Asian: 7.48%
  • Two or more races: 5.12%
  • Other race: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fayetteville, Georgia is 18,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,991.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,945.

Fayetteville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,88044.81%
Black or African American7,06640.18%
Asian1,3167.48%
Two or More Races9015.12%
Some Other Race3251.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.56%
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Fayetteville Population by Race

Fayetteville Population Pyramid $2021

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Fayetteville Median Age

42


Total

42.1


Male

42


Female

Fayetteville Adults

There are 13,738 adults, (3,335 of whom are seniors) in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayetteville Sex Ratio

Female

9,828

55.89%

Male

7,758

44.11%

Fayetteville Population by Age

Fayetteville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fayetteville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male37%63%
Female50.2%49.8%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
All71.1%28.9%
Married84.2%15.8%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fayetteville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8332.5171.1
Married3,5083.1984.2
Non Family2,0001.1264.4
Female9742.7750.2
Male3513.0337

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Fayetteville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1521.20%
9th to 12th Grade6985.51%
High School Graduate3,07624.30%
Some College2,49319.69%
Associates Degree1,33610.55%
Bachelors Degree3,05824.15%
Graduate Degree1,84814.60%
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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
White5,7295,3502,250
Black5,0094,6662,000
Asian856817307
Hispanic803714206
Other Race31527866
2+ Races297297131
Native American5151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.11%.

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,865$53,981$40,474
Less Than 9th Grade$27,025$26,350$35,815
High School Graduate$35,307$33,750$35,469
Some College$35,524$49,767$27,475
Bachelors Degree$59,660$64,805$52,804
Graduate Degree$63,365$83,115$59,779

$47,865

Average Earnings

$53,981

Average Male

$40,474

Average Female

Fayetteville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fayetteville Language by Age

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Fayetteville Language

85.12% of Fayetteville residents speak only English, while 14.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.40% of the population.

Fayetteville Language

Fayetteville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8424376.39%
White7,1473935.50%
Multiple90127530.52%
Hispanic1,028888.56%
Other3258124.92%
Native982424.49%
Asian1,31380.61%

7.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.16%

Male Poverty Rate

9.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayetteville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Multiple, with 30.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Asian, with 0.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Fayetteville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College10.64%
High School6.34%
Less Than 9th Grade5.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.18%
Female Employed5.38%
Male Employed1.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fayetteville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fayetteville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,526$88,828
Families$86,467$98,889
Married Families$99,932-
Non Families$43,852$61,653
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Income by Household Type

Fayetteville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

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 55-64.

Fayetteville Marital Status by Race

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Fayetteville Marital Status

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1,904

Number of Veterans

1,727

Male Veterans

177

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam619
First Gulf War619
Second Gulf War325
Korea198
World War II42

Fayetteville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74548
35 to 54532
75+401
55 to 64328
18 to 3495

Fayetteville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White94514.47%
Black82815.27%
Asian747.36%
Hispanic657.84%
2+ Races4711.46%
Other Race103.17%

Fayetteville Veterans by Race

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayetteville Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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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42.59%

Born in Fayetteville

88.15%

Native Born

11.85%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

7.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.15% of Fayetteville residents were born in the United States, with 42.59% having been born in Georgia. 3.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fayetteville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,4272181.20%
202018,2092181.21%
201917,9912181.23%
201817,773-21-0.12%
201717,7943532.02%
201617,4415193.07%
201516,9222341.40%
201416,6883422.09%
201316,3461190.73%
201216,227-8-0.05%
201116,235300.19%
201016,2055,0573.81%
200011,1485,3216.70%
19905,8273,1127.94%
19802,7150.00%

Fayetteville Population by Year