Fayetteville, AR Cost of Living


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Fayetteville cost of living score
89.8
Less expensive
10.2% lower
than the US average
15.9% higher
than the Arkansas average
Fayetteville, Arkansas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 89.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 10.2% lower than the U.S. average and 15.9% lower than the average for Arkansas.

Fayetteville, AR

Housing costs in Fayetteville?
A typical home costs $332,200, which is 1.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 82.7% more expensive than the average Arkansas home, at $181,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Fayetteville costs $950 per month, which is 33.6% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 11.6% more than the state average of $840.

Can I afford Fayetteville?
To live comfortably in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a minimum annual income of $63,720 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Fayetteville?
Fayetteville provides a unique chance at great value for budget-friendly living placed somewhere near Arkansas’ Washington County offering up medians arriving around the low-$200s and rent often comes in a bit closer to $1 < 500 dollars depending upon desired amenities - greatly cheaper compared to other river side towns such as Springdale or Rogers situated far further up north. Groceries moreover remain mostly on par with US averages thanks largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax sums out constant at 6%.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesFayettevilleArkansasUnited States
  89.877.5100.0
  10092.7100
  93.392.1100.0
  90.849.8100.0
  $332,200$181,800$338,100
  92.6%95.6%100.0%
  86.681.6100.0
  87.274.5100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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We've been here for many years. And my wife grew up here. We love being part of the community. She's a teacher and I own Deck Bros. The only thing remotely negative that  More

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How this city made Sperlings top ten for midsize cities is beyond me. The crime rate for both personal and property are horrendous. Assuming because of the fairly  More

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I've lived in NWA for 15 years. I've lived in many different cities in this country. This the worst area.First of all, you can't trust many of the people. They say  More

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