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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
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Fayetteville is a town in Arkansas with a population of 85,166. Fayetteville is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Fayetteville offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fayetteville there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Fayetteville and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fayetteville are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$207,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$799
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    322
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    63.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    449.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,554.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    476.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    27%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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