Fayetteville, North Carolina 

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Population

201,963

167% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$44,514

Avg. Home Price

$103,600

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
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Low home prices
-Falling crime rates
Cons
-Entertainment
-Dependence on military
-Hot, humid summers

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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

City: Fayetteville
Zip Codes: 28314 28306 28304 28311 28303 28307 28301 28305 28310
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fayetteville jobs have increased by 0.06%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fayetteville's cost of living is 12.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fayetteville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fayetteville's population is 201,963 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 166.81%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fayetteville is $103,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.65%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fayetteville

It's a good time to buy in Fayetteville. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Fayetteville Real Estate.

The median home price in Fayetteville is $103,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Fayetteville   38 Reviews
3rd world hell hole - 11/9/2017
High crime, pawn shops, housing projects, police sirens, titty bars, and vagrants. Nobody comes to this town unless they have to per Army... (Read More)

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Overall Experience - 4/19/2016
I would not choose to live here again, if I wasn't a military, cause I there mostly nothing to do in Fayetteville, NC, it just a military town, that why there is mostly... (Read More)

not enough - 10/27/2015
This is a military town so ultimately the focus is more restaurants, bars, and clubs. Not enough educational activities to advance your mind on other cultures, religions... (Read More)


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