Fayetteville demographics profile

StatisticFayettevilleGeorgiaNational
Population16,78010,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,30516791
Median age41.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%43%
Speak English89%86%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Fayetteville is 682% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Fayetteville is 15% higher than Georgia.
  • In Fayetteville 53.09% of the population is White.
  • In Fayetteville 34.68% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fayetteville 6.34% of the population is Asian.

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Fayetteville population breakdown by race

RaceFayettevilleGeorgiaNational
White53.09%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American34.68%31.17%12.63%
Asian6.34%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.17%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.37%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race4.33%2.20%3.06%
Other race1.03%2.79%4.75%
In Fayetteville, 4.2% 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.

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