Poverty in Fayetteville, Tennessee

What is the poverty rate in Fayetteville, Tennessee?
The poverty rate in Fayetteville is 30.9%. One out of every 3.2 residents of Fayetteville lives in poverty.

How many people in Fayetteville, Tennessee live in poverty?
2,036 of 6,598 Fayetteville residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Fayetteville compare to the rest of Tennessee?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Tennessee is 16.7%, meaning Fayetteville has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Tennessee.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

1,655

40.1% 25.2% 23.7%

White

4,348

23.4% 10.3% 62.3%

What's the Poverty Rate in Fayetteville, Tennessee By Race?

40.1% of Black residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Fayetteville, Tennessee is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 664 of 1,655 black Tennesseans live below the poverty line. Approximately 23.7% of the total population of Fayetteville, Tennessee are black.

23.4% of White residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Fayetteville, Tennessee is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 1,016 of 4,348 white Tennesseans live below the poverty line. Approximately 62.3% of the total population of Fayetteville, Tennessee are white.

Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Fayetteville, Tennessee?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Fayetteville, Tennessee is 28.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Fayetteville, Tennessee is 32.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee

Female residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee are moderately(15%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

838 of 2,949 males in Fayetteville live below the poverty line.

1,198 of 3,649 females in Fayetteville live below the poverty line.

Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Fayetteville, Tennessee?

Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

54.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

55.8%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

28.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

28.3%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

28.9%

75 to 84 Years Old

18.9%

Over 85 Years Old

18.1%

Fayetteville, Tennessee Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States is 31.7%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 6,418 residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States, 2,036 (31.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 180 residents of Fayetteville, Tennessee who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Fayetteville, Tennessee

The poverty rate in Fayetteville is 30.9%.
Fayetteville is in Lincoln County.
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Fayetteville 30.9%
Park City 10.5%

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