Lake Charles, LA 70607 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70607: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Not Acceptable, USPS
Drew, LA 70607

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 527
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,450
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,475
  • Parish: Calcasieu Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.089, Longitude -93.176
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70607 has segments in 2 Parishes (Calcasieu, Cameron).

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Lake Charles, LA 70607 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,471
Daytime Population: Workers 7,510
Daytime Population: Residents 13,126
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 26,048
Population in Familes 20,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 423
Population Density2 249
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $38,248
Average Household Income $56,490
Per Capita Income $22,943


Total Housing Units 11,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,563 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,035 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,363 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $113,283
Average Home Value $146,423


Total Households 10,598
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,754
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.85%
Households 1.01% 0.97%
Families 0.67% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Lake Charles, LA 70607 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70607 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 88th
Population Density # 139 72nd
Diversity Index # 54 90th
Median Household Income # 313 37th
Per Capita Income # 236 53rd

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