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Fayette to near 150,000 in population by 2050

A new growth projection for population has Fayette County growing by nearly 33 percent in the the next 30 years.

The newest study from the Atlanta Regional Commission has the county adding just over 36,000 people in the next 30 years. The commission pegs Fayette’s 2015 population at 110,975.

Adjoining Coweta County, however, is expected to explode to more than 217,000 over the same period. Coweta’s estimated population in 2015 was just over 141,000 and it’s expected to grow by 54 percent in the same time frame.

The ARC study also listed some highlights of the forecasts: