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Income/capita 9%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 2%
IndexFayettevilleGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$32,622$26,678$29,829
Median household income$66,793$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,381$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,462$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$42,945$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$32,025$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fayetteville is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fayetteville is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fayetteville is 39% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,524$66,793$133,586
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Fayetteville median earnings by income bracket

      Fayetteville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%7.3%
      Public administration5.4%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.9%8.7%
      Education, health & social services7.0%38.4%
      Other32.6%27.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Peachtree City, GA34,988$90,05163%
      Tyrone, GA7,121$87,66558%
      Senoia, GA3,889$82,48549%
      Turin, GA400$82,14348%
      Brooks, GA518$76,87539%
      Fayetteville, GA16,780$66,79321%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Vernon, OH16,777$34,69837%
      Artesia, CA16,789$58,6516%
      Welby, CO16,771$49,83010%
      Fairview Heights, IL16,793$62,16512%
      Country Club Hills, IL16,794$56,3172%
      Fayetteville, GA16,780$66,79321%
      Source: The Fayetteville, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).