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-Attractive downtown
-Low home prices
-Falling crime rates


-Dependence on military
-Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Fayetteville Metro Area

Once an important inland port on the Cape Fear River, Fayetteville houses two large military installations, Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base. The two facilities provide the city’s main economic base. The clean, attractive and walkable downtown contains numerous historic buildings and favorably reflects the results of an extensive revitalization program.


Quick Facts About Fayetteville

    The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fayetteville jobs have Increased by 0.06 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fayetteville's cost of living is 10.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Fayetteville's population is 200,439 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.36 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Fayetteville is $104,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -3.60 percent.
    Fayetteville public schools spend $8,968 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Fayetteville.

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God Bless Our Troops
Fayetteville is a transient location. Given it's proximity to Ft. Bragg the roads and the restaurants for that matter are full of young people. Put a 19 year old, likely... (read more)
Fayetteville has major issues (including a bickeri
At this time, I don’t think I would recommend Fayetteville as a “good place to live”. They need to work on a myriad of issues and wheels turn slower than pond water. I... (read more)
Fayetteville probably needs a new city council
I don't think I would recommend Fayetteville as a good place to live at this time. I moved down here from DC and traffic is horrendous. DC may be a snarled mess. But at... (read more)
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