Fayetteville, GA Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Fayetteville Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Fayetteville Content

Also See: Fayetteville, GA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Fayetteville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Fayetteville had a population of 17,459 as of July 1, 2019. Fayetteville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fayetteville is located at latitude 33.4487 and longitude -84.4549 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fayetteville encompass a land area of 10.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Fayetteville (GNIS ID: 2403603) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fayetteville is located within Fayetteville Division of Fayette County.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Fayetteville 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Fayetteville (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Georgia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Georgia Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Fayetteville, GA - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Georgia Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Fayetteville, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fayetteville, GA Housing Affordability Index is 165
State of Georgia Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fayetteville, GA Wealth Index is 111
State of Georgia Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for cities, Counties, ZIP Codes and even neighborhoods (Census Blocks) when you search by a specific Georgia address.

See our:

  1. New 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  2. References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.

POPULATION

Total Population 17,459
Population in Households 17,278
Population in Familes 15,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density 1,355
Diversity Index1 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,892
Average Household Income $91,094
Per Capita Income $34,433
Wealth Index3 111

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,537 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,098 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $228,649
Housing Affordability Index2 165
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,635
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,819
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.07% 0.91%
Households 1.12% 0.96%
Families 1.45% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Fayetteville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayetteville to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 64 90th
Population Density # 100 84th
Diversity Index # 99 84th
Median Household Income # 58 91st
Per Capita Income # 54 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Georgia July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement