Fayetteville, Georgia Population 2020

18,523

Fayetteville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 18,523, it is the 53rd largest city in Georgia and the 1963rd largest city in the United States. Fayetteville is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 16.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,945 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Fayetteville has a population density of 1,438 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fayetteville is $86,154 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,094 per month, and the median house value is $215,200. The median age in Fayetteville is 42 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males.

Fayetteville Demographics

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

  • White: 47.84%
  • Black or African American: 35.58%
  • Asian: 8.36%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Other race: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
The current population of Fayetteville, Georgia is 18,523, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,827.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,945.

Fayetteville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,29947.84%
Black or African American6,17235.58%
Asian1,4518.36%
Two or More Races9045.21%
Some Other Race3131.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1130.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander970.56%

Fayetteville Population Pyramid 2020

Fayetteville Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

43.1


Female

Fayetteville Adults

There are 13,579 adults, (3,170 of whom are seniors) in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fayetteville Sex Ratio

Female

9,546

55.02%

Male

7,803

44.98%

Fayetteville Households and Families

Fayetteville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fayetteville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female50%50%
Male43%57%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6012.5769.4
Married3,3213.382.6
Non Family1,9451.1461.1
Female1,0422.7350
Male2933.1743

3.12

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fayetteville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1821.48%
9th to 12th Grade6555.31%
High School Graduate3,13425.43%
Some College2,32118.83%
Associates Degree1,0568.57%
Bachelors Degree3,25426.40%
Graduate Degree1,72413.99%

Fayetteville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8915,5372,224
Black4,2643,9401,984
Asian959927372
Hispanic821694253
Multiple Races302302146
Other Race29727165
Native American6464
Islander5555

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 multiple races people with a rate of 48.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,141$46,804$38,421
Less Than High School$$$34,531
High School Grad$30,531$30,135$31,970
Some College$31,698$41,571$26,879
Bachelors Degree$56,685$63,309$49,740
Graduate Degree$64,044$84,477$54,909

$41,141

Average Earnings

$46,804

Average Male

$38,421

Average Female

Fayetteville Language

Fayetteville Language by Age

Fayetteville Language

85.44% of Fayetteville residents speak only English, while 14.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.67% of the population.

Fayetteville Poverty

Fayetteville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,9385258.84%
White7,4453144.22%
Multiple90430033.19%
Hispanic1,07712911.98%
Other30610233.33%
Native1133127.43%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fayetteville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is Other, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fayetteville is White, with 4.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.76%
Some College10.14%
High School5.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.18%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed2.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fayetteville Income

Fayetteville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,353$86,154
Families$81,168$95,124
Married Families$93,934-
Non Families$40,156$62,583

Fayetteville Marital Status

Fayetteville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fayetteville Married by Age and Sex

Fayetteville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fayetteville Marital Status by Race

Fayetteville Veterans

1,802

Number of Veterans

1,590

Male Veterans

212

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam633
First Gulf War532
Second Gulf War310
Korea158
World War II64
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74507
35 to 54457
75+370
55 to 64342
18 to 34126
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08115.74%
Black59412.65%
Hispanic9110.48%
Asian565.12%
2 or More4410.43%
Hawaiian1717.53%
Other103.29%

$Fayetteville Veterans by Education

1.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fayetteville Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fayetteville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.94%

Born in Georgia

86.81%

Native Born

13.19%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.81% of Fayetteville residents were born in the United States, with 40.94% having been born in Georgia. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,5233481.91%
201918,1753481.95%
201817,827120.07%
201717,8153481.99%
201617,4675293.12%
201516,9382411.44%
201416,6973412.08%
201316,3561200.74%
201216,236-6-0.04%
201116,242280.17%
201016,2145,0663.82%
200011,1485,3216.70%
19905,8273,1127.94%
19802,7150.00%