Fayetteville, AR

82,832 Population
54 square miles 1,492.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.8%
was 2.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Population Density
1,492.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.3%
was 30.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.6%
was 8.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Percent Under 18
19.0%
was 19.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 6.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.5
was 3.8
Ranked 2nd Lowest in AR
Percent Living in Poverty
23.6%
was 27.2%
Ranked 4th Lowest in AR
Median Household Income
$39,546
was $37,369
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Gini Income Distribution
 
52.8
51.9
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
36,339
was 33,997
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Median Rent
$690
was $711
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Total Building Permits
416
was 377
 
Occupied Housing Units
33,227
was 30,590
 
Homeownership Rate
36.5%
was 39.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Single Family Building Permits
416
was 375
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
672.7
was 629.5
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.8%
was 15.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
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
100%
was 90.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.1%
was 98.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.2%
was 91.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in AR
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.5%
was 45.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in AR

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