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Lake Charles, LA

 

Lake Charles is located in southwest Louisiana. Lake Charles is between the Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis county. Lake Charles has 42.06 square miles of land area and 2.74 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lake Charles population is 73,503, which has grown 2.43% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lake Charles median household income is $35,830 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.43% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lake Charles median house value is $124,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 73.09% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 65.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lake Charles is better than the state average in quality. The Lake Charles area code is 337.

Population73,503 (2010-2014), rank #6
Population Growth2.43% since 2000, rank #174
Population Density:1,640.70/sq mi, rank #69
Median Household Income:$35,830 at 2010-2014—16.43% increase since 2000, rank #276
Median House Price:$124,800 at 2010-2014—73.09% increase since 2000, rank #138
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:42.06 sq mi, rank #7
Water Area:2.74 sq mi (6.12%), rank #10
State:Louisiana
Area:Lake Charles, LA
Counties:Calcasieu County, Cameron County, Jefferson Davis County
School District:, rank #184
Area Code:337
Accommodations:Lake Charles Hotels
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