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Fayetteville is pretty weak on healthcare.
I’ve lived in Fayetteville about five years now, and I’m 61. It’s not bad for a somewhat small town, but it lacks many of the healthcare resources you’ll find in a city of say 200,000 or more. If you’re a 20-year-old college student that might not make much difference. If you’re twice that age or more you’re not going to like the healthcare in Fayetteville. Nevertheless it’s neighborly and easy to get along with most people here. I think there's enough entertainment here for most people.



Too Expensive
Housing hard to find and over priced, high crime and a lot of homeless. Most new buildings in the north part of town. A lot of drugs all over town. Mostly ugly and people range from crazy to druggies to snobs...with some nice people in between...many hate it here and are moving.



This Place Sucks!
The City of Fayetteville is a very liberal socially progressive forward thinking city located in North West Arkansas. The city mayor and local populace are all very establishment. The town is a safe haven for snowflakes. The people here and the women are all a bunch of snowflakes. They harbor hate in their hearts for the confederate heritage in the heart of the south. The University Of Arkansas and the city of Fayetteville are mostly ran by fake liberal elitist, black lives matter, antifa, LGBT and feminist. The university is a deconstructive institution that attacks peoples rights to speak freely and applies consequences for your expression and individualism. It's a indoctrination asylum and pathway into the occult. The people here seek salvation through virtue signaling how diverse and socially aware are of other peoples plight. They are hyperly easy to offend. The people here will call the police over a paper cut. Alternative media is right, the City Of Fayetteville Ar is a sanctuary city for illegals to come in and take over. There is absolutely no intelligent conversation happening here. They practice conformity and their attack on individualism is absurd. The bars in this town are very anti-second amendment and so are the sporting events here, although not all sporting events here have alcohol. The people here are very quick to judge others and will publicly ridicule anyone as a racist nazi. If you are white male and socially ignorant about issues of social justice then don't go to public school to get an education or you'll end up being repressed by outsiders socially, economically and educationally. I give the City Of Fayetteville absolute zero on tolerance and openness as a city and will praise the day the city comes back form hell. The animals calling this place home should be rounded up, put into concentration camps for re-education.



Fayetteville, Ark is not a good place to live
I read Sandy's review and was very impressed with its honesty and factualness. I used to live there in Fayetteville and I moved away for pretty much EXACTLY the same reasons. I am much happier now in the Great Pacific Northwest. One of the things I love about the northwest is its “inclusiveness”. They go to great lengths to make certain that people feel “included” even if they are not from the northwest and have no extended family here. To give you an example, I was a member of a tennis club in Fayetteville for about a year, years ago. For new adult male members with no tennis partners, to be able to come and play in any type of league or weekly activity with other members their only choice was to show up and be available as a substitute. Often, no subs were needed and they just went home. Not very “inclusive”. By contrast, let me tell you about a local tennis club where I live now. About 3 or 4 evenings per week, there are tennis activities you can go to where you get put with three other people and play one set. Then you get put with three other people and play a set, and so on. Everybody is “included”. These tennis clubs are just an example. Another example would be the weekly extended family reunions in Fayetteville. If you are not family, you are not “included”. Here in the northwest, people have family reunions MUCH less frequently and spend a LOT more time in activities that INCLUDE people such as an adult only child with no family. There was a man from ancient history that was actually deeply interested in “Inclusiveness”. His name was Jesus. When I think about the maniacally dangerous way people drive in Fayetteville compared to the northwest, I am convinced that if Jesus had been a driver, he would drive more like a northwesterner. It’s a Christian thing to do to show concern for the safety of others. Glad I don’t live there anymore. Sandy, if you read this I hope for the best for you. Get out if you can. It wasn’t easy for me. I kind of thought of Andy Dufrayne from the Shawshank Redemption. It was simply time to “get busy livin or get busy dieing.” I didn’t literally climb through a river of shot a quarter mile long, but I moved 2,000 miles away late in life to a place where I knew NOONE. Just do it, Sandy!



Regret Moving Here
For those of you thinking about moving to Fayetteville...DON`T DO IT!
Fayetteville (in fact most of Arkansas) is filthy. Poverty is everywhere. More people than not have no pride in their houses or property. People just pile up junk and garbage out in their yards etc. So many houses look as if they should have been demolished years ago. This also goes for the buildings throughout the city as well. Obviously no ordinances. Going out to eat is almost impossible since every place I have been in is disgustingly gross. Sticky seats and tables, dried on foods on the walls by the seating areas, floors that don`t look like they have been washed in weeks, no gloves being used when handling the food, the list goes on and on. They apparently have no inspectors for anything. I would have thought they would at least have nice Walmarts here since a lot of Walmart exec stuff goes on around here but their Walmarts (especially Springdales) are very sketchy, rundown dives. The parks and lakes are not kept up either. The so called southern charm means being nice to your face and turning around to gossip about the newcomers who do not belong unless you have grown up here and/or have extended family here. I could go on and on about why not to move here.I will end with the "Natural State" means exactly what it says which means there is no bug/mequito control and no weed control. Oh and no curbs or decent roads.



Most of the year is fairly mild except during a few weeks of the winter. With mountains and tons of trees all around us, the great climate enhances the beauty of the area.



Lived in Fayetteville/Springdale area for 17 years, loved it, totally loved it. Housing is fair, prices are great, groceries are not expensive, schools are so of the best in the state. VERY sorry I moved away, will be coming back as soon as I can.



affordability + access to outdoor fun
Fayetteville is a great place to live in Arkansas because of its affordability with housing, education, recreation, and amenities. It is close to state parks and rivers and is improving in its friendliness to sustainability. The major thing lacking in Fayetteville is great museums and nightlife (although Dickson St. is pretty fun).



Well being
Fayetteville residents are extremely kind and helpful. I am proud to call it home.



Pretty good weather year round, except there can be some brutally cold days in the winter and ice storms. Fall is great in the Ozark Mountains and is perfect weather for football.



Fayetteville is a wonderful place to live.



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Female, 40, no kids, great personality and character.



Crime rates, traffic safety?
I have read some of the comments about crime rates in Fayetteville and I am puzzled. It is really a simple matter to check online about such things. Fayetteville's crime rates were below the national average 20 years ago but are today right at the national average. The traffic fatality rate is way above the national average. That rate is dubiously not reflected in the crime rates, even tho reckless driving, drunken driving, running red lights and speeding are all crimes. So safety in Fayetteville is lacking. The other writers here obviously have access to the free data available on the web. They seem to be writing rather carelessly, in not even bothering to check such sources as and Is there something you other writers have in common? - perhaps being primarily native southerners?



A good place for a certain kind of person; for ot
Fayetteville would rank very high on your personal recreation scale if you enjoy outdoor sports, such as backpacking, canoeing, hunting, or fishing. It would rank very low on your personal cultural scale if you enjoy live performances of ballet, opera, symphonic music, or theater. Extrapolate from those extremes, remember that it is in the Bible Belt, and you can get a pretty good idea of what it's like to live in Fayetteville.



Something for Everyone
Fayetteville is an excellent city for individuals interested in politics on a national, state, or community level. There are tons of organizations with activities planned year round. It is hard to live in Fayetteville and NOT be involved in something. Additionally, there are more liberal political leanings in Fayetteville than in the rest of the state, which is decidedly more conservative.


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