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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Fayetteville is 202,421, which is 67.27% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Fayetteville population density is 1,370.41 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Fayetteville.The average Fayetteville education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 202,421. #6

Population Growth Since 2000, #90

Fayetteville, NC
67.27%
North Carolina
21.13%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #99

Fayetteville, NC
1,370.41 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:94,762 (46.81%, #618)
Black:83,449 (41.23%, #133)
Hispanic:21,968 (10.85%, #146)
Asian:5,915 (2.92%, #74)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,190 (1.08%, #122)
One Race, Other:5,208 (2.57%, see rank)
Two or More Races:10,897 (5.38%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:7,774 (35.39%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:7,691 (35.01%, see rank)
Cuban:478 (2.18%, see rank)
Central American:2,956 (13.46%, see rank)
South American:1,496 (6.81%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:600 (10.14%, see rank)
Chinese:711 (12.02%, see rank)
Filipino:1,054 (17.82%, see rank)
Japanese:304 (5.14%, see rank)
Korean:1,435 (24.26%, see rank)
Vietnamese:504 (8.52%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,307 (22.10%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

179,973 (88.91%) out of the total population of 202,421 reported first ancestry.

 Fayetteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab7040.35%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech3310.16%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish4370.22%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch1,3220.65%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English11,8635.86%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French3,8011.88%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German20,36110.06%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek6760.33%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian2880.14%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish15,9987.90%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian6,0673.00%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian1,0290.51%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish2,6261.30%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese4270.21%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian5390.27%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4,0542.00%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish3,7931.87%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African2,3361.15%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish8690.43%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss3130.15%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian1240.06%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American10,1175.00%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh7720.38%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 99,427 (49.12%, see rank)
Females: 102,994 (50.88%, see rank)

Fayetteville, NC
Male: 49.12%
Female: 50.88%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Fayetteville, NC
30.30 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Fayetteville, NC
28.50 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Fayetteville, NC
32.40 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Fayetteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years16,5268.16%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years13,5406.69%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years12,7046.28%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years13,6846.76%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years22,32611.03%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years35,75917.67%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years23,69111.70%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years23,16511.44%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years19,8609.81%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years11,6985.78%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 7,2223.57%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over2,2461.11%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Fayetteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population123,641, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School11,113, 8.99%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate30,012, 24.27%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree51,336, 41.52%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree20,466, 16.55%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree10,714, 8.67%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.74, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Fayetteville, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten6,20181.50%18.50%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)20,97489.88%, see rank10.12%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)10,07689.36%, see rank10.64%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College19,15177.52%, see rank22.48%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3,19565.29%, see rank34.71%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Fayetteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households77,935, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.46, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households23,666, 30.37%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households54,269, 69.63%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)49,694, 63.76%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size3.16, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family31,867, 40.89%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households28,241, 36.24%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Fayetteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total159,651see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over77,900100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married29,53037.91%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married38,86849.89%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed1,6092.07%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced7,89310.13%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over81,751100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married23,93929.28%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married38,94847.64%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed7,0438.62%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced11,82114.46%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Fayetteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native189,16493.45%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence83,71641.36%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State96,57847.71%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
8,8704.38%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born13,2576.55%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7,1943.55%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship6,0633.00%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe2,3831.18%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia4,8752.41%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa7230.36%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania860.04%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America4,9822.46%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America2080.10%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Fayetteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English65,37383.88%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish6,6028.47%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2,8383.64%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2,6483.40%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other4740.61%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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