Lake Charles, LA 70611 ZIP Code Profile

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Lake Charles, LA | Moss Bluff, LA

ZIP Code 70611: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Charles, LA 70611

Acceptable Alternative
Moss Bluff, LA 70611

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Calcasieu Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.337, Longitude -93.203
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70611 has segments in 2 Parishes (Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis).

  • Businesses Addresses: 282
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,985
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 195
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,790

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lake Charles, LA 70611 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,903
Daytime Population: Workers 3,044
Daytime Population: Residents 10,637
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,681
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 20,903
Population in Familes 18,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 253
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $67,854
Average Household Income $86,973
Per Capita Income $31,726


Total Housing Units 8,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,078 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,547 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 604 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $184,202
Average Home Value $197,939


Total Households 7,625
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 5,871
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 1.11% 1.08%
Households 1.29% 1.18%
Families 1.09% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Lake Charles, LA 70611 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70611 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 # 85 83rd
Population Density # 136 73rd
Diversity Index # 408 18th
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 47 91st

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