Population density (sq mi)1,4915891
Median age27.337.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%42%43%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fayetteville is 2471% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Fayetteville is 28% lower than Arkansas
  • In Fayetteville 81.87% of the population is White
  • In Fayetteville 6.40% of the population is Black
  • In Fayetteville 3.12% of the population is Asian

Compare Fayetteville, AR Demographics


      Fayetteville population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.87%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.07%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race3.71%2.23%3.06%
      Other race3.96%2.28%4.75%
      In Fayetteville, 7.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Fayetteville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Fayetteville, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).