Fayetteville, AR

83,823 Population
54 square miles 1,552.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.8%
was 2.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Population Density
1,552.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
32.4%
was 37.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.1%
was 7.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Percent Under 18
18.9%
was 19.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Percent 65 and Over
7.9%
was 10.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 3.8
Ranked 1st Lowest in AR
Percent Living in Poverty
25.2%
was 23.6%
Ranked 6th Lowest in AR
Median Household Income
$40,013
was $39,546
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.9
52.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.1
was 3.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
496.5
was 435.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,419.9
was 4,070.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,509
was 36,339
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Median Rent
$766
was $690
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Total Building Permits
416
was 377
 
Occupied Housing Units
33,903
was 33,227
 
Homeownership Rate
34.6%
was 36.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Single Family Building Permits
416
was 375
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
638.8
was 672.7
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Rental Vacancy Rate
2.7%
was 12.8%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
12.2
was 10.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.3
was 4.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.4%
was 98.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.1%
was 92.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in AR
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
49.4%
was 48.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in AR

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