Lake Charles, LA 70615 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70615: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Charles, LA 70615

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 354
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,914
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 199
  • Parish: Calcasieu Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.233, Longitude -93.164
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Charles, LA 70615 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,136
Daytime Population: Workers 11,019
Daytime Population: Residents 6,715
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 11,322
Population in Familes 9,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,814
Population Density2 309
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,547
Average Household Income $52,776
Per Capita Income $18,408


Total Housing Units 4,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,585 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,589 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $95,318
Average Home Value $147,350


Total Households 4,174
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,926
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 0.31% 0.43%
Households 0.34% 0.52%
Families 0.1% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Lake Charles, LA 70615 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70615 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 # 131 74th
Population Density # 129 74th
Diversity Index # 107 79th
Median Household Income # 305 39th
Per Capita Income # 432 14th

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