Lake Charles La Population 2017

Lake Charles La's estimated population is 76,848 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201676,8488171.07%
201576,0311,2911.73%
201474,7408341.13%
201373,9063060.42%
201273,6009511.31%
201172,6496560.91%
201071,9932360.33%
200071,7571,1771.67%
199070,580-4,646-6.18%
198075,226-2,772-3.55%
197077,99814,60623.04%
196063,39222,12053.60%
195041,27220,06594.61%
194021,2075,41634.30%
193015,7912,70320.65%
192013,0881,63914.32%
191011,4494,76971.39%
19006,6803,23894.07%
18903,4420.00%

Lake Charles La Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American35,79046.57%
White34,22244.53%
Two or More Races1,8382.39%
Asian1,6722.18%
Some Other Race4160.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native2520.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.00%

Population Pyramid

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Lake Charles La Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
7,131
Houses With Mortgage
8,596
Vacancy Rate
12.8
Median Rent
753
Median Home Value
131,600
Renter-Occupied Units
14,414
Owner-Occupied Units
15,727
Total Housing Units
34,548

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lake Charles La for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6% and the labor force participation rate is 62.8%.

Lake Charles La Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.8
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
5963
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1696
Married Couple Families
10006
Average Family Size
3.08
Average Household Size
2.36