Zip Code 70611 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Charles
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Secondary County: Jefferson Davis
Area Code337
Current Population:19256
Racial Majority: 89.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$52952
Average Adjusted Gross Income$76700
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 30 ft.
Area85 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.34549300, -93.19907500

Zip Code 70611 Description

Zip Code 70611 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70611 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. Portions of 70611 are also located in Jefferson Davis County. The official US Postal Service name for 70611 is LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70611 are contained within or border the city limits of Moss Bluff, LA, Lake Charles, LA, . The area code for zip code 70611 is 337. 70611 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70611 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 70611 increased to 19256 from 16810 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70611 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70611 public schools is White. 40.9% of students in 70611 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18082 89.65% 17233 +5%
 Black Or African American 807 4% 1038 -22%
 Hispanic 584 2.9% 458 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.56% 86 +30%
 Asian 218 1.08% 147 +48%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 29 0.05% 29 -66%
 Two Or More Races 262 1.77% 262 +36%

Zip Code 70611 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.4%
 Black Or African American 8.9%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 70611 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1925616810
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households6937
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$52952
Income Under $50K Per Year46.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.20%
70611 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$226214
Average Real Estate Sale Price$142022
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 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35f - Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70611 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40424956647072726756484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848992928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)63.894.293.815.715.85.274.595.464.385.065.459.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70611
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours