Fayetteville, NC

204,777 Population
146.8 square miles 1,394.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 2.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in NC
Population Density
1,394.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 47.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.0%
was 6.4%
Ranked 10th Highest in NC
Percent Under 18
23.8%
was 24.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in NC
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 11.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in NC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6
was 6.6
Ranked 19th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
20.5%
was 19.1%
Ranked 10th Lowest in NC
Median Household Income
$43,882
was $40,408
Ranked 7th Highest in NC
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.4
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
577.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,054.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
94,365
was 93,612
Ranked 6th Highest in NC
Median Rent
$873
was $871
Ranked 8th Highest in NC
Total Building Permits
725
was 1,883
 
Occupied Housing Units
79,645
was 76,856
 
Homeownership Rate
46.0%
was 45.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in NC
Single Family Building Permits
437
was 527
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
638.7
was 633.5
Ranked 12th Highest in NC
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.5%
was 28.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in NC
Multifamily Building Permits
288
was 1,356
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 7th Highest in NC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.9
was 21.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.5
was 9.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 96.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.0%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NC

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.2%
was 91.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in NC
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.9%
was 26.8%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC

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