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70607 zip code Lake Charles
Zip Code: 70607
State: Louisiana
Population: 22745
Housing Units: 9547
Land Area: 119 square miles
308.2 square kilometers
Water Area: 2.2 square miles
5.7 square kilometers
City Name: Lake Charles
Post Office Name: Lake Charles
County: Calcasieu
Area Code: 337
Timezone: CST
Latitude: +30.124378
Longitude: -093.183478
State Zip Codes: Louisiana Zip Codes


70607 Overview 70607 Demographic 70607 Economic 70607 Housing 70607 Social
General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 22,745 100.0 100%
  Male 11,057 48.6 49.1%
  Female 11,688 51.4 50.9%
Median Age 30.3 (X) 35.3
Under 5 years 1,944 8.5 6.8%
18 years and over 16,257 71.5 74.3%
65 years and over 2,081 9.1 12.4%
One race 22,486 98.9 97.6%
  White 15,332 67.4 75.1%
  Black or African American 6,731 29.6 12.3%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 83 0.4 0.9%
  Asian 208 0.9 3.6%
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0 0.1%
  Some other race 126 0.6 5.5%
  Two or more races 259 1.1 2.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 308 1.4 12.5%
Average Household Size 2.61 (X) 2.59
Average family size 3.09 (X) 3.14
Total housing units 9,547 100.0 100.0%
  Occupied housing units 8,697 91.1 91.0%
    Owner-occupied housing units 5,698 65.5 66.2%
    Renter-occupied housing units 2,999 34.5 33.8%
  Vacant housing units 850 8.9 9.0%
       
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 13,246 100.0  
  High school graduate or higher 10,568 79.8 80.4%
  Bachelor's degree or higher 1,910 14.4 24.4%
Civilian veterans 2,224 13.7 12.7%
Disability status (population 21 to 64 years) 2,792 21.3 19.2%
Foreign born 354 1.6 11.1%
Now married (population 15 years and over) 9,198 53.1 54.4%
Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over) 2,375 11.4 17.9%
       
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 11,301 66.3 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (population 16 years and older) 21.2 (X) 25.5
Median household income (dollars) 33,070 (X) 41,994
Median family income (dollars) 38,738 (X) 50,046
Per capita income (dollars) 15,848 (X) 21,587
  Families below poverty level 805 13.0 9.2%
  Individuals below poverty level 3,429 15.1 12.4%
       
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 3,926 100.0  
Median value (dollars) 73,100 (X) 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs (X) (X)  
  With a Mortgage 691 (X) 1,088
  Not mortgaged 201 (X) 295

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