Lake Charles Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Lake Charles: Parish seat of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States

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About

Lake Charles is a city located in the county of Calcasieu Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 71,993 and a population density of 619 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 78,396 inhabitants.

The city was created 160 years ago in 1860.

Geography

Lake Charles is located at 30°12'47"N 93°12'16"W (30.2130900, -93.2044000).

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Lake Charles Quick Facts

Population : 78,396 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Calcasieu Parish
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 116.3 km2
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Lake Charles is capital of Calcasieu Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1861 (160 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:02:00 (12th June 2021)
Postal code : 70601
Density : 674 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.17% (2010-2019)

  • Cobh
  • Goya
  • Perpignan (1991 )
  • Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole (1991 )
  • Sioux City

Demographics

The population of Lake Charles increased by 8.17% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,993 - census
2011 72,873 1.21% estimation process
2012 73,665 1.08% estimation process
2013 73,886 0.3% estimation process
2014 74,513 0.84% estimation process
2015 75,685 1.55% estimation process
2016 76,462 1.02% estimation process
2017 77,586 1.45% estimation process
2018 78,266 0.87% estimation process
2019 78,396 0.17% estimation process

Lake Charles zip code is 70601. County name: Calcasieu, County fips: 22019

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People born in Lake Charles (126)

People born in Lake Charles, including Animator, art director, storyboard artist and production designer Ralph Eggleston, actor and singer Zachary Levi, football player, running back Matt Forté, you can see a list of people who born in Lake Charles.

Schools

College & universities near Lake Charles

Code Name City ZIP
469920 Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles Lake Charles (LA) 70601-7887
158778 Avery James School of Cosmetology Lake Charles (LA) 70601
407151 Stage One-The Hair School Lake Charles (LA) 70605
159717 McNeese State University Lake Charles (LA) 70605
160579 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles (LA) 70615

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Charles

Code Name Address Type
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL

Other cities in Calcasieu Parish

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

City Name Population Title
Sulphur 20,065 Suburb city of Lake Charles, located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States
Westlake 4,951 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Vinton 3,234 Town in Louisiana
Iowa 3,164 Town in Louisiana, United States
DeQuincy 3,086 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Charles distances to largest Louisiana cities

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