Fayetteville, TN Profile: Facts & Data

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Fayetteville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Fayetteville had a population of 6,917 as of July 1, 2018. Fayetteville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fayetteville is located at latitude 35.149 and longitude -86.5636 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fayetteville (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Fayetteville (GNIS ID: 2403602) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Fayetteville is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.


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Fayetteville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,917
Population in Households 6,662
Population in Familes 5,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 713
Diversity Index3 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,001
Average Household Income $47,918
Per Capita Income $20,870

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,624 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,416 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $121,766
Average Home Value $164,477
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,040
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,781
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.21%
Households 0.1% 0.15%
Families 0.45% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Fayetteville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayetteville to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 86 80th
Population Density # 144 67th
Diversity Index # 52 88th
Median Household Income # 349 19th
Per Capita Income # 293 32nd

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