Fayette County’s population is projected to increase by more than 60,000 residents within the next 30 years, according to the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC).
Fayette’s estimated 2010 population of 106,000 is forecast to swell to 168,500 residents by 2040.
Fayette’s increase pales next to Coweta County’s future numbers. By 2040, Coweta is expected to be home to nearly a quarter-million people, the ARC predicts.
That increase of 59 percent for Fayette would essentially mirror that of the 20-county metro Atlanta area that is expected to be home to more than 8.2 million by 2040. Read More»