Fayetteville, North Carolina 

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Population

211,705

+5.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$44,514

Median Home Price

$150,500

Median Age

30

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.5 / 7.1

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Mid-sized city / Military town - South-central North Carolina, along Cape Fear River, 90 miles south of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Fayetteville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: North Carolina
County: Cumberland County
Metro Area: Fayetteville Metro Area
City: Fayetteville
Zip Codes: 28314 28306 28304 28311 28303 28301 28307 28310 28305
Cost of Living: -19.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

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Fayetteville, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Low home prices
Falling crime rates
Cons
Entertainment
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fayetteville jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fayetteville's cost of living is 19.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fayetteville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Fayetteville, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cumberland county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.4% to 40.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fayetteville's population is 211,705 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fayetteville is Real Estate: $150,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.

SCHOOLS
Fayetteville public schools spend $8,647 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Fayetteville. More Education



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Housing Market in Fayetteville

It's a good time to buy in Fayetteville. Home Appreciation is up 17.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fayetteville is $150,500.
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Reviews for Fayetteville   46 Reviews
Fayetteville is the All American City with it ALL! - 1/5/2022
I have lived in Fayetteville for 21 years and I LOVE IT! Fayetteville is a military town and that is what brought my husband and I here originally. Since January 2000... Read More

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Fayetteville - it's not Fayette-nam any more - 10/1/2021
I've lived in the area for a little over ten years - after moving around to many, many places in my career - and I find that Fay is overall pretty much average. Most of... Read More

Fayetteville - it's not Fayette-nam any more - 10/1/2021
I've lived in the area for a little over ten years - after moving around to many, many places in my career - and I find that Fay is overall pretty much average. Most of... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
28314 28306 28304 28311 28303 28301 28307 28310 28305

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