Fayetteville, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Fayetteville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Fayetteville had a population of 3,035 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fayetteville is located at latitude 38.0614 and longitude -81.1083 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fayetteville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,818 feet.

The Town of Fayetteville (GNIS ID: 2390179) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Fayetteville is located within New Haven District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fayetteville: Vandalia.

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Fayetteville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,035
Population in Households 2,996
Population in Familes 2,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 547
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $40,046
Average Household Income $53,450
Per Capita Income $22,311


Total Housing Units 1,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,026 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $101,802
Average Home Value $128,672


Total Households 1,294
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 860
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.69% -0.08%
Households 0.55% -0.14%
Families 0.79% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Fayetteville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fayetteville to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 87th
Population Density # 247 39th
Diversity Index # 127 69th
Median Household Income # 184 55th
Per Capita Income # 191 53rd

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