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Fayetteville, Alabama - Basic Facts

Fayetteville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fayetteville Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Talladega County at latitude 33.1457 and longitude -86.4058. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fayetteville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 17.44 sq. miles and a water area of 2.33 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fayetteville: New Fayetteville.

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Fayetteville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,270
Population in Households 1,270
Population in Familes 1,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $119,620
Average Home Value $158,785


Median Household Income $46,697
Average Household Income $59,186
Per Capita Income $22,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population -0.26% -0.4%
Households -0.15% -0.29%
Families -0.06% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fayetteville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayetteville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 277 52nd
Population Density1 # 509 12th
Diversity Index2 # 479 17th
Median Household Income # 118 80th
Per Capita Income # 120 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.