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1.92% growth
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1.47% growth
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0.3% growth
Median Property Value
1.36% growth

About the photo: The Boston Mountains in Northwest Arkansas, a subset of the Ozarks.


The economy of Fayetteville, AR employs 40,675 people. The economy of Fayetteville, AR is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Educational Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 2.39; 2.1; and 1.37 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Fayetteville, AR are Educational Services (7,960), Retail trade (5,160), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,866), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($77,500), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($58,472), and Utilities ($54,333).

Median household income in Fayetteville, AR is $40,013. Males in Fayetteville, AR have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,042. The income inequality of Fayetteville, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Fayetteville, AR. In Washington County, AR the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 81 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,647. Phillips County, AR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Arkansas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Fayetteville, AR is from the county of Washington County, AR.

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Fayetteville, AR is home to a population of 80,552 people, from which 94.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Fayetteville, AR is composed of 63,424 White residents (78.7%), 6,102 Hispanic residents (7.58%), 5,054 Black residents (6.27%), 2,569 Two+ residents (3.19%), and 2,487 Asian residents (3.09%). The most common foreign languages in Fayetteville, AR are Spanish (4,142 speakers), Chinese (768 speakers), and Arabic (337 speakers), but compared to other places, Fayetteville, AR has a relative high number of Laotian (77 speakers), Arabic (337 speakers), and Other Indic (292 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Fayetteville, AR awarded 6,262 degrees. The student population of Fayetteville, AR is skewed towards females, with 3,007 male students and 3,255 female students. Most students in Fayetteville, AR are White (4,801 and 76.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (363 and 5.8%), Black or African American (268 and 4.28%), and Asian (170 and 2.71%). The largest universities in Fayetteville, AR by number of graduates are University of Arkansas (6,017 and 96.1%), Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville (146 and 2.33%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas (76 and 1.21%). The most popular majors in Fayetteville, AR are General Finance (231 and 3.69%), Registered Nursing (220 and 3.51%), and General Biological Sciences (201 and 3.21%). The median tuition costs in Fayetteville, AR are N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,204 and $21,552 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fayetteville, AR is $186,200, which is 0.91 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $183,700 to $186,200, a 1.36% increase. The homeownership rate of Fayetteville, AR is 39%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Fayetteville, AR have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fayetteville, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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