Zip Code 70609 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Charles
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Area Code337
Current Population:802
Racial Majority: NA%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$0
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.17980400, -93.21622100

Zip Code 70609 Description

Zip Code 70609 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70609 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. The official US Postal Service name for 70609 is LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70609 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Charles, LA, . The area code for zip code 70609 is 337. 70609 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70609 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 70609 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70609 public schools is . % of students in 70609 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White NA% 0 +0%
 Black Or African American NA% 0 +0%
 Hispanic NA% 0 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native NA% 0 +0%
 Asian NA% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander NA% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 NA% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 NA% 0 +0%

Zip Code 70609 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 70609 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population8020
Male Population45.20%
Female Population54.80%
Total Households1
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$0
Income Under $50K Per Year0.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year0.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year0.00%

Average Real Estate Asking Price$191704
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169294
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.0%
70607 - Lake Charles
70605 - Lake Charles
Lake Charles, LA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35b - Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70609 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70609
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours