Fayetteville, TN Demographics


Population (year 2000): 6,994. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,034 (+0.6% change)
Males: 3,027 (43.3%), Females: 3,967 (56.7%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 37334

Median resident age: 43.1 years
Median household income: $23,830 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,000 (year 2000)

Races in Fayetteville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.0%)
  • Black (26.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (15.3%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.5%), German (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Subsaharan African (2.1%).

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fayetteville

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayetteville city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -272 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fayetteville:

  • LINCOLN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (700 W MAPLE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fayetteville:

  • BEDFORD COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; LEWISBURG, TN)
  • JOHN W HARTON REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 29 miles; TULLAHOMA, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fayetteville:

  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 39 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
  • SMYRNA (about 59 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 67 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTEVILLE MUNI (about 8 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, TN; ID: FYM)
  • HAZEL GREEN (about 18 miles; HAZEL GREEN, AL; ID: M38)
  • MADISON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 21 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: MDQ)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTEVILLE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 31; Location: 201 S MAIN AVE.; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayetteville:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; NORMAL, AL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 30 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,795)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; FT enrollment: 16,617)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)

Schools

Public high school in Fayetteville:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,082; Location: 1233 HUNTSVILLE HW; Grades: 10 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fayetteville:

  • HIGHLAND RIM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 111 HIGHLAND RIM RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SOUTH LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Students: 548; Location: 362 SMITH MILL RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • RALPH ASKINS SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 901 SHADY LA; Grades: PK – 03)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY NINTH GRADE ACADEMY (Students: 332; Location: 900 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 09)
  • FAYETTEVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 1800 WILSON PW; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FAYETTEVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 1800 A WILSON PW; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • EIGHTH DISTRICT ELEMENTARY (Students: 217; Location: 1107 HEDGEMONT AV; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTEVILLE-LINCOLN CO.PUB.LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,076; Location: 400 ROCKY KNOB LANE; 34,206 books; 375 audio materials; 509 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)