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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 has consistently ranked on Livability.com's Top 100 Best Places to Live lists  and well as the 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 Demographics

Median Population in Fayetteville, AR

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

Race in Fayetteville, AR

  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%

Population By Gender in Fayetteville, AR

  Male 49.8%
  Female 50.2%

Language in Fayetteville, AR

  English Only 89.9%
  English Other 10.1%

Economics in Fayetteville, AR

  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

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Commute Types in Fayetteville, AR

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

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