Zip Code 70607 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Charles
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Secondary County: Cameron
Area Code337
Current Population:25560
Racial Majority: 55.73%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 68.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$37105
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47820
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 16 ft.
Area127 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.05919300, -93.19632200

Zip Code 70607 Description

Zip Code 70607 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70607 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. Portions of 70607 are also located in Cameron County. The official US Postal Service name for 70607 is LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70607 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Charles, LA, Prien, LA, . The area code for zip code 70607 is 337. 70607 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70607 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70607 increased to 25560 from 22745 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70607 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70607 public schools is Black. 82% of students in 70607 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14492 55.73% 14891 -3%
 Black Or African American 9583 36.85% 8677 +10%
 Hispanic 656 2.52% 859 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.2% 120 -58%
 Asian 562 2.16% 398 +41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 117 0.24% 117 -47%
 Two Or More Races 489 2.3% 489 +22%

Zip Code 70607 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.5%
 Black Or African American 68.1%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 70607 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2556022745
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households9984
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37105
Income Under $50K Per Year64.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.50%
70607 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70607 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
34Wilford Dan Carter Sr.Democrat
36Phillip TarverRepublican
47Ryan BourriaqueRepublican
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70607 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
25Mark AbrahamRepublican
27Ronnie JohnsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$152076
Average Real Estate Sale Price$110902
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70607 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41445157667274736958494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)60657177848991918880706378
Avg Precip (In.)5.553.363.633.695.965.935.124.875.834.074.684.7357.42
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70607
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours