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Lake Charles at a Glance

Lake Charles has a total population of 71,757, of which 18,308 are children under the age of 18 and 10,517 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.3.

Total Population:
71,757
Median Age:
35.3
Males:
34,177 (47.6%)
Female:
37,580 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
18,308 (25.5%)
Adults (18-64):
42,932 (59.8%)
Seniors (65+):
10,517 (14.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lake Charles
Married:
28,495 (39.7%)
Divorced:
6,374 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lake Charles
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,007 (1.40%)
White:
36,042 (50.23%)
African American:
33,599 (46.82%)
Asian:
770 (1.07%)
Pacific Islander:
18 (0.03%)
Indian:
167 (0.23%)
Other:
338 (0.47%)
Two or More:
823 (1.15%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lake Charles

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
804
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
4
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
54
Rehab Centers:
5

Wealth

The median family income is $37,774 while the median household income is $30,774. Roughly 18.66% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,774
Household Income:
$30,774
In Poverty:
18.66%

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