Lake Area Economy

Living Off The Working Poor
Some businesses thrive in a bad economy, because they capitalize on people who are struggling to make ends meet. We have a lot of them in the Lake Area.
The Big Lake Charles Lie
No, job growth isn't steady in Lake Charles. We’re not the fastest-growing city in the state. In fact, we're not even growing at all. Not really.
The Lake Charles Doughnut
No, Lake Charles isn't literally a doughnut. It's just a metaphor. A delicious, fatty pastry metaphor for economic development. Or the lack thereof.

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