Fayetteville Area Info
Get that hometown feeling in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Get ready to feel right at home when you’re in Fayetteville, North Carolina. This 2001 "All-America City" award winner rolls out the welcome mat for new residents and new business alike. Fayetteville has a proud military heritage too with monuments to Civil War heroes as well as modern day heroes training at the U.S. Army’s Fort Bragg. Fayetteville is proud of its strong Southern roots that reach back in time but is also proud to be part of the New South welcoming new home buyers and businesses on an increasing basis.
Fayetteville Fast Facts
- Population: 319,431
- Median Household Income: $44,086
- Median Home Value: $149,319
- Data provided by Yahoo! Real Estate, Neighborhood Profiles, November 2008
- Fayetteville is located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone and observes Daylight Saving Time.
Travel and Transportation
The average commute time for Fayetteville workers is 21 minutes. Fayetteville has access to many transportation options including bus travel, Greyhound Bus Lines and Amtrak. Air travel is accessible via the Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field and the Moore County Airport.
Major employers in the Fayetteville area include The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Purolator, M.J. Soffe, AT&T, Eaton Corporation, State of North Carolina, Cumberland County Schools, Cape Fear Valley Health System, US Department of Defense, Cumberland County, City of Fayetteville, US Postal Service and Veterans Administration Hospital.
Fayetteville School Districts
The students of Fayetteville are served by 70 public schools and 25 private schools. There are also 13 colleges and universities located in the Fayetteville area.