Fayetteville, GA has a population of 16,780 and is the 2,548th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,305 per sq mi which is 682% higher than the Georgia average and 1341% higher than the national average. The median age in Fayetteville is 42 which is approximately 15% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Fayetteville, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 45% of Fayetteville residents were born in Georgia, 44% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.