Economy of Fayetteville, GA

Between 1994 and 1998, Fayette County averaged an annual unemployment rate of 2.5%, compared with the state’s average of 4.7%. City level unemployment data is not available for cities with populations of less than 10,000 persons, according to the 1990 Census.

In 1989, the median household income was $36,224 for the City of Fayetteville. Statewide, the median household income was $29,021.

According to the 1992 Economic Census, sales from retail trade in Fayetteville amounted to $31,369 per capita, compared to the state per capita figure of $7,388. A per capita retail trade figure greater than the statewide average may indicate that the city serves as a regional trade center.

The per capita income for the residents of Fayetteville in 1990 was $16,169. This amount was less than the county’s per capita income of $19,025 and greater than the state’s average of $13,631.