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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 532
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,118
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,486
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,632

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Lake Charles, LA 70607 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,769
Population in Households 26,346
Population in Familes 20,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 423
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $39,070
Average Household Income $56,742
Per Capita Income $22,965


Total Housing Units 11,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,575 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,100 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,272 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $119,821
Average Home Value $150,681


Total Households 10,675
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,806
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.09% 0.71%
Households 1.18% 0.76%
Families 0.86% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

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

The table below compares 70607 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 59 88th
Population Density # 141 72nd
Diversity Index # 54 89th
Median Household Income # 296 41st
Per Capita Income # 241 52nd

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