Lafayette Parish continues to grow

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The population of Lafayette Parish has grown every year since 1989, which could be a sign that the local economy hasn’t been hit as hard by the recent oil downturn as it was by the oil bust of the mid-1980s.

“Over the last 10 years or so, Youngsville and Broussard’s growth has really impacted the overall parish’s growth,” said Stacey Zawacki, LEDA’s manager of communications and public relations. “It’s really been their growth that’s helped to boost the population overall of Lafayette Parish.”

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