Lafayette, LA is Experiencing Growth

Lafayette, Louisiana is Experiencing GrowthThe city of Lafayette, Louisiana is currently experiencing remarkable growth. Recent years have been ground breaking for the city, particularly Upper Lafayette, which is a local term that refers to the northern end of the city. At Evangeline Home Center, this is important to us. We’ve been in the manufactured and mobile homes industry for many years, and Lafayette has always been one of our largest areas of service.

The city of Lafayette’s website has a compilation of notable rankings that Lafayette, LA has achieved.  These include:

  • Best Mid-Size City for Job Growth
    Lafayette has topped Forbes’ annual list of best mid-sized cities for job growth with a growth rate of 5.2% between November 2000 and January 2012. Source: Forbes, May 2012.
  • Best Cities for Relocating Families
    Lafayette was named the 6th best city for 2006 according to Worldwide ERC. The ranking was based on traditional factors such as commute times, tax rates and average home cost and appreciation. Also taken into consideration were more diverse cost of living and quality of life variables. Source: Worldwide ERC, May 2006.
  • Quality of Life
    Lafayette was ranked as a top 5 small city for Quality of Life among all North American cities with populations less than 500,000 people. Source: fDi Magazine, April 2007.
  • Most Affordable Places
    Lafayette Parish was listed as number 9 in America’s Best Affordable Places for 2011.  The survey used unemployment data, as well as housing costs, crime and educational statistics, to rank communities across the country.  Source: Bloomberg Businessweek, May 2011.
  • Best Cities
    The Lafayette MSA was ranked 11th “Best Performing (Large Metro) City” in the country.  The survey cited five year job growth (ranked 5th), five year wage & salary growth (ranked 2nd), and one year relative high-tech GDP growth (ranked 4th) as key indicators. Lafayette was ranked 9th in 2009. Source: Milken Institute, October 2010.
  • Cool Cities
    Lafayette was named one of the 10 “Coolest Cities in the South.” Source: Southern Business & Development Magazine, Winter 2003/2004.

Lafayette, Louisiana’s Trusted Manufactured Homes Dealer

Evangeline Home Center is proud to be a part of the growth that Lafayette is experiencing, and appreciate the opportunities it yields. As a manufactured homes dealer, it is important for us to be located in an area that is a pleasant and exciting place to live. Lafayette, LA provides that for us, and, in turn, we hope to continue providing Lafayette with top quality manufactured homes for many years to come.

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