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Fayetteville is a city located in Fayette County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,148. Census Estimates of 2003 indicate a population of 13,445. The city is the county seat of Fayette County.
Fayetteville is located at 33°26'52" North, 84°27'42" West (33.447894, -84.461767)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 11,148 people, 4,338 households, and 2,967 families residing in the city. The population density is 435.2/km² (1,126.7/mi²). There are 4,572 housing units at an average density of 178.5/km² (462.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 80.44% White, 13.97% African American, 0.22% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 2.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,338 households out of which 36.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% are married couples living together, 11.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.04.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $55,208, and the median income for a family is $62,133. Males have a median income of $43,949 versus $35,035 for females. The per capita income for the city is $26,551. 3.0% of the population and 2.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.1% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Fayette county is one of 2 counties of Georgia constantly competing for 'academic excellence' status.
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