Fayetteville, AR Demographics

The total population of Fayetteville is estimated to be 95,022 with 47,494 males (49.98%) and 47,528 females (50.02%). There are 34 more females than males in Fayetteville.
The median household income in Fayetteville was $56,327 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,673(4.98%) from $53,654 in 2020. This income is 75.50% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fayetteville sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $78,331. Overall, the median household income for the city of Fayetteville stands at $52,991.
In Fayetteville, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,619 for males and $26,812 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $55,902 for males and $49,086 for females.
In Fayetteville, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $64,050, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $35,705.
In 2022, the population of Fayetteville was 99,285, a 2.01% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fayetteville's population was 97,328, an increase of 2.70% compared to a population of 94,769 in 2020.
The median age in Fayetteville, AR is 28.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.91% were under the age of 15, 37.30% aged 15 to 29, 37.72% aged 30 to 64, 7.91% aged 65 to 84, and 1.16% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fayetteville population: 79.10% are White, 5.92% are Black or African American, 0.67% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.85% are Asian, 0.17% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.61% are some other race and 7.69% are multiracial.