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Where is Lake Charles, LA?

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Lake Charles is a city found in Louisiana, The United States Of America. It is located 30.21 latitude and -93.20 longitude and it is situated at elevation 6 meters above sea level.

Lake Charles has a population of 71,993 making it the 7th biggest city in Louisiana. It operates on the CDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as New Orleans.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Louisiana
Population 71,993
Elevation 6 m over sea level
Time Zone CDT
Longitude -93.204400
Latitude 30.213090
Airports Chennault International Airport, Lake Charles Regional Airport

Lake-charles has a population of around 74190, of which 35491 (47%) are male and 38699 (52%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Lake-charles is 37.07, meaning that the average person is above the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.09 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Lake-charles's 74190 residents, around 72352 (97.50%) identify as having a single race. Of the population, 34222 are white (46.10%), 35790 are black/African Americans (48.20%), 252 are native Americans (0.30%), 1672 are asians (2.30%), 416 are other (0.60%).

The median income of households in Lake-charles is $36751.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 11.70% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Lake Charles, LA Zipcodes

The city of Lake Charles has 6 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 70601, 70605, 70607, 70611, 70615, 70669.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.