ZIP Code 70601 - Lake Charles Louisiana

ZIP Code 70601 is located in Lake Charles Louisiana. Portions of 70601 are also in Prien. 70601 is entirely within Calcasieu Parish. Regionally, it is located in the Lake Charles Area.

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ZIP Code 70601 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLake Charles
Primary CountyCalcasieu Parish
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)32,936
Area Code(s)337
Current Time

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70601 Demographics

70601 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Louisiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 70601 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 70601 is African American. The current unemployment level in 70601 is 4.4%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density1,830 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,126
Percentage High Income Households1.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$44,108
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$49,650
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 66.08%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 85.71%

70601 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American450.13%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

70601 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American120.38%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.06%

70601 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4628.85%
Bachelor Degree2,60315.76%
High School Diploma6,02036.46%
No High School Diploma2791.69%
GED or Alternate1,0156.15%
1 or More Years of College2,92017.68%
Associates Degree1,2407.51%
Masters Degree6093.69%
Professional Degree2041.24%
Doctorate Degree1600.97%

70601 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 70601
RegionLake Charles Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLake Charles, LA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area18 Square Miles

70601 Politics

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Louisiana State Senate Districts in 70601
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70601 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Average First Frost DateDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateFebruary 21 - 28
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies

70601 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)40435057657173726857494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)5.773.623.953.765.855.865.194.765.664.244.855.0558.57

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