Fayetteville, AR: What you need to know

Combining small-town charm with a thriving business climate, Fayetteville is located in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas. Home to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville earned a spot on Livability.com's 2013 Top 10 College Towns list. In addition to its impact on demographics and cultural amenities, the university dramatically impacts the economy as the city's top employer. The area's 70 parks, 40 miles of trails and three lakes make it a great place for outdoor recreation, while theaters and art centers enhance the local entertainment scene.


Fayetteville, AR City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 79,037
Median Age 28
Median Household Income $39,432
Median Home Price $183,700
Walkscore 27
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Fayetteville, AR Rankings

Fayetteville, AR Real Estate

Ozarks oasis leads the state in progressive policies and quality-of-life upgrades
City provides an impressive array of housing options, from the historic to the ultra-contemporary.

Fayetteville, AR Health and Health Care

Several medical facilities add to community's quality of life

Fayetteville, AR Business and Economy

New downtown district supports creative culture.
Several deal in worldwide market
Strong workforce leads to diverse, creative economy
Roads, air, rail, utilities help economy move forward
An inclusive and welcoming environment enhances Fayetteville's quality of life.
New initiative combines tradition with innovation
Variety of business sectors propel region's economy
Chamber celebrates major milestone
The university plays a big role in Fayetteville's prosperity
Education, medicine and manufacturing pace Fayetteville commerce
Top Industries include education, health-care, retail, food production, automotive manufacturing, government and communications
Fayetteville, AR’s major employers provide a wide range of services while making the region very attractive for businesses and career seekers.
Companies are finding new and different ways to do business in Northwest Arkansas including Fayetteville, AR.

Fayetteville, AR Schools

Students have multiple choices for strong academics

Fayetteville, AR Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 49.8%
  Female 50.2%

 
5.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Fayetteville, AR

Median Population

Median Age 28%
Age 18 Over 82.4%
Age 21 Over 70%
Age 62 Over 11.1%
Age 65 Over 8.9%

Race

  Ethnicity White 82%
  Ethnicity Black 6.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.9%
  Ethnicity Other 3.7%

Economics

  Median Household Income $39,432
  Median Home Price $183,700
  Homes Owned 59.8%
  Homes Rent 40.2%
  Median Property Rent $712

I would put our entertainment district up against any other ones in the country. Our arts offerings continue to grow and our annual events continue to grow and bring visitors to Fayetteville. That has a positive impact on our whole community, from businesses to residents.

Alderman Justin Tennant

Language

  English Only 89.9%
  English Other 10.1%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 19.3 MINUTES
in Fayetteville, AR

Commute Types

  Walked 5%
  Worked at Home 5.1%
  Public Transportation 2.1%
  Other Means 2%
  Drove Alone 76.5%
  Carpooled 9.2%

27/100
WALK SCORE
for Fayetteville, AR