Calcasieu Parish , Louisiana

Calcasieu Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Calcasieu Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 192,768 and a population density of 68 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 203,310 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lake Charles. The county was created 182 years ago in 1839.

Calcasieu Parish Quick Facts

Population : 203,310 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 2834 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : Calcasieu River
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Capital : Lake Charles
Establishment : January 01, 1840
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:23:55 (20th January 2022)
Density : 72 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.19% (2010-2020)
Calcasieu Parish locator map
Location of Calcasieu Parish on Louisiana map.
Calcasieu District 14 Courthouse image
Calcasieu District 14 Courthouse
Calcasieu District 14 Courthouse image

Geography

Calcasieu Parish is located at 30°13'45"N 93°21'29"W (30.2292200, -93.3579500). It has 5 neighbors: Beauregard Parish, Cameron Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish, Newton County and Orange County.

Calcasieu Parish map

Calcasieu Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Calcasieu Parish.

City Name Population Title
Lake Charles 78,433 Parish seat of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States
Sulphur 20,120 Suburb city of Lake Charles, located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States
Moss Bluff 11,557 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Prien 7,810 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Westlake 4,873 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Carlyss 4,670 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Vinton 3,211 Town in Louisiana
Iowa 3,109 Town in Louisiana, United States
DeQuincy 3,009 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Calcasieu Parish has 5 neighbours.

  • Lake Charles

Demographics

The population of Calcasieu Parish increased by 5.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 192,768 - census
2011 193,861 0.56% estimation process
2012 194,479 0.32% estimation process
2013 195,492 0.52% estimation process
2014 196,570 0.55% estimation process
2015 198,450 0.95% estimation process
2016 200,568 1.06% estimation process
2017 202,466 0.94% estimation process
2018 203,177 0.35% estimation process
2019 203,436 0.13% estimation process
2020 203,310 -0.06% estimation process

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People born in Calcasieu Parish (2)

People born in Calcasieu Parish, including musician Smiley Lewis, football player Ike Thomas, .

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