City of Fayetteville, NC
Fayetteville is located in Cumberland County in North Carolina. The median income is $44,756 and the median home value is $123,300. The unemployment rate is 12.18% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 19.9 minutes to work each day. The population is 46% White, 41% Black, 3% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 10% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Fayetteville, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Fayetteville has a Walk Score® of 18.
Median Household Income$44,756
Median Home Price$123,300
If you can’t find a park in Fayetteville‚ you’re probably not looking hard enough‚ says Jackie Tuckey‚ communications director for the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department. “ Parks are located virtually everywhere you look‚” Tuckey says‚ “and they all help to make Fayetteville the beautiful city that it is.” The largest of the outdoor havens is Mazarick Park‚ which features picnic shelters‚ walking trails‚ tennis courts and a large playground.
Golf has become so popular in Fayetteville that a local college even offers a bachelor’s degree in the sport. Methodist University features a four-year Professional Golf Management program that is accredited by the PGA of America, with classes that include golf shop operations, agronomy, turf grass management, tournament operations and instructional teaching methods.
The Airborne & Special Operations Museum tells a story. It’s a story of invention‚ bravery‚ honor and heroics – the story of hundreds of thousands of Americans who served their country in the airborne and special operations units of the armed forces. Visitors to the 59‚000-square-foot museum travel through a war-torn village in France‚ enter a grass hut for a military briefing in the Philippines and view all types of weapons ranging from brass knuckles to M642 machine guns used against American paratroopers by the German army.
SchoolsIn Fayetteville, North Carolina
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Fayetteville rates.
BusinessIn Fayetteville, North Carolina
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Fayetteville.
HealthIn Fayetteville, North Carolina
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Fayetteville.