There are so many reasons why the City of Youngsville is the fastest and smartest growing community in Louisiana. Here, we will touch on several, but when taken as a whole, it can be summed up in one word… opportunity. Whether you’re looking to grow personally, professionally, as a family or a business, no other community offers as much opportunity to help you attain your visions or goals. See this demographic summary at a glance of the city of Youngsville.
When there is tremendous growth at such a past pace, the goal becomes “smart” growth, so that the community becomes self sustaining. According to Lafayette Economic Development Authority, the most recent population in 2019 with the city limits of Youngsville is currently 14,184. Between the years 2000 and 2010, the population of Youngsville including all of 70592 zip code, has increased 69.4% or 18,890 according to the 2010 Census. There has been a population increase of 19.33% over the last four years and 111% over the last nine years. In 2010, the population increased to 18,890 and in 2016, the projected population estimate is 22,542.* In 2,000, the population was 2,617. See the snapshot demographics here.
Youngsville has the highest median household income ($95,395) in Lafayette Parish. Compare that to the Parish’s largest city, Lafayette ($51,462). Go a bit further and compare it to the state’s largest cities like New Orleans ($37,146) or Baton Rouge ($38,593)* The bottom line is life is definitely sweeter in Youngsville. See a breakdown of 70592 demographics here
But Youngsville isn’t a community of numbers; it’s a community of people, places, culture, diversity and tradition. The simple reason for the extraordinary numbers is, as soon as someone unfamiliar with Youngsville becomes familiar with all we have to offer – they’re hooked. We think you’ll be too.
Welcome to our website. Take your time and when you’re ready, take a little trip to Youngsville and discover for yourself why life is sweeter in the city of Youngsville.
Below is the latest snapshot (February 2020) from Lafayette Economic Development Authority that highlights retail sales growth, building permit growth, and key developments in the city.