Fayetteville, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 2,754. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,657 (-3.5% change)
Males: 1,261 (45.8%), Females: 1,493 (54.2%)

Fayette County

Zip code: 25840

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $35,043
Median house value: $69,600

Races in Fayetteville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (15.1%), Irish (12.6%), German (12.2%), English (11.8%), Italian (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 1821 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fayetteville

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayetteville town

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +557 (+25.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fayetteville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fayetteville:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 40 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 52 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fayetteville:

Amtrak stations near Fayetteville:

  • 7 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 14 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayetteville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 36 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 80 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)

Schools

Public high school in Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 515 W MAPLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 353; Location: 200 W WISEMAN AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAYETTEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 135 HIGH ST; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • GATEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: RR 1 BOX 156A; Grades: KG – 04)