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Fayetteville Population

Fayetteville is a city in U.S state of North Carolina, bordered on the north by the town of Spring Lake. Fayetteville population in 2022 is estimated to be 210,044, covering city area of 150.05 sq mi (388.63 sq km), ranks sixth largest city of North Carolina State and one-hundred-tenth populous city in the United States. Fayetteville is in Cumberland County, city is built on the Cape Fear River, a long 202 mile river that starts in Haywood till the Atlantic Ocean. Fort Bragg is the largest employer in the Fayetteville city.

Below is the Fayetteville population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010208,335
2011208,7280.19
2012208,8730.07
2013211,0511.04
2014210,079-0.46
2015209,624-0.22
2016211,1260.72
2017209,215-0.91
2018209,4680.12
2019211,6571.05
2020208,501-1.49
2021 *209,5640.51
2022 *210,0440.23
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Fayetteville city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearFayetteville Population
195034,980
195539,522
196046,036
196579,491
1970147,120
1975182,593
1980211,166
1985226,497
1990239,713
1995255,901
2000273,600
2005290,302
2010307,597
2011311,179
2015325,928
2020*343,935
2025*357,871
2035*390,763
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Fayetteville city Population(UA)


Fayetteville Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Fayetteville population is 87,585, out of these 45,629 are male, 41,956 are female, The sex ratio of Fayetteville is 109. The median age of the Fayetteville population is 27.9, Fayetteville population by age are, under 18 years is 14,782, 16 years and over is 73,671, 18 years and over is 72,803, 21 years and over is 61,816, 65 years and over is 10,435. 52.1% are male, 47.9% are female, Population of Fayetteville by age percent-wise is, 16.9% are under 18 years old, 84.1% are 16 years and over, 83.1% are 18 years and over, 70.6% are 21 years and over, 9.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 39,785 housing units, The voting population of Fayetteville are 69,895, out of these 34,994 are male voters, 34,901 are female voters, 50.1% are male, 49.9% are female. Fayetteville population in 2021 is estimated to be 209,583.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -517,4258.2%
5 - 914,9547.1%
10 - 1412,3455.8%
15 - 1912,4155.9%
20 - 2425,26911.9%
25 - 3439,08318.5%
35 - 4425,18211.9%
45 - 5419,7489.3%
55 - 5911,1695.3%
60 - 649,6364.6%
65 - 7414,1096.7%
75 - 847,8463.7%
85 and over2,4931.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Fayetteville Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Fayetteville by race are:

White Population

White population in Fayetteville, North Carolina are 71,568, percentage wise 81.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Fayetteville, North Carolina are 6,014, percentage wise 6.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Fayetteville, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Fayetteville are 3,049, percentage wise 3.5 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Fayetteville, North Carolina are 5,252. Percentage wise 6.0 percent are hispanics, out of these are Mexican people, are Puerto Ricans, are Cubans, and are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race211,674Percent
White93,15244.0%
Black or African American87,70041.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2401.1%
Asian Population7,1773.4%
Asian Indian8440.4%
Chinese6670.3%
Filipino1,1500.5%
Japanese1030.0%
Other Asian Population1,985
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7990.4%
Hispanic or Latino28,18313.3%
Mexican10,1304.8%
Puerto Rican8,4564.0%
Cuban7810.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino8,816
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Fayetteville native population is 82,220, out of these 40,926 born in the North Carolina state and 40,835 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 5,365, out of these 1,783 are Naturalized US citizen, 240 are in Europe, 984 in Asia, 0 in Africa, 559 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Fayetteville are 3,582, out of these 87 are from Europe, 2,046 are from Asia, 690 from Africa, 704 are from Latin America and 55 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native194,435
Born in state of residence91,661
Born in other state in the United States94,858
Northeast19,931
Midwest0
South43,783
West16,235
Born outside the United States7,916
Puerto Rico2,304
U.S. Island Areas365
Born abroad of American parent(s)5,247
Foreign born
Born outside of United States17,239
Naturalized U.S. citizen8,895
Europe2,204
Asia3,340
Africa742
Oceania293
Latin America2,316
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen8,344
Europe653
Asia2,795
Africa174
Oceania0
Latin America4,647
Northern America75
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Fayetteville Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Fayetteville, North Carolina are 39,785, Occupied housing units are 36,705, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 34.56% of houses are owner occupied and 57.70% of houses are renter occupied in Fayetteville. There are 50.12 percent of one-unit detached, 2.96 percent of one-units attached, 5.69 percent of two-unit houses, 5.05 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.79 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 33.79 percent are available with one vehicle, 34.95 percent are available with two vehicles, 17.17 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.35 percent are no vehicles available. The median value of housing unit in Fayetteville, North Carolina is $216,000, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.43 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.81 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 3.97 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 7.79 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 7.60 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 8.54 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.69 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.74 percent are over one million and above.

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,446.The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $459.

Total number of Fayetteville rental homes or apartments are 22,954, occupied by Renter, The median value of Fayetteville average rental rate is $848. 10.82 percent of homes are under $500, 55.07 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 27.53 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.40 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.50 percent are above $3000.

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