lake charles Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 3,004 7.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 13,327 33.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 11,852 29.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,565 18.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,468 11.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 34,425 85.6 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 10,175 25.3 % 25.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 76,066 - -
19 years old and under 20,302 26.7 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 28,412 37.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 16,482 21.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 10,870 14.3 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 63,891 100.0 % 84.6 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 12,834 44.6 % 33.5 %
Married 9,763 33.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,657 5.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 4,549 15.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 34,459 - -
Occupied Housing Units 30,987 89.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,472 10.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 23,962 69.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 718 2.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,320 6.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,275 3.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,881 5.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,342 3.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,490 7.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 471 1.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 4,787 13.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 2,997 8.7 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 4,811 14.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,993 14.5 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 9,141 26.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,616 4.7 % 13.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 35,334 47.3 % 75.5 %
African-American 37,057 49.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 465 0.6 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,203 1.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 648 0.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,256 55,775
Median Family Income 44,801 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 25,292 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.28 %
  • Temperature 66.12 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.26 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 9.4
    [CDD] 0.78
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com