Zip Code 70615 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Charles
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Area Code337
Current Population:14335
Racial Majority: 43.85%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.9%
Median Household Income$32372
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41050
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range3 - 23 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.25307900, -93.12523100

Zip Code 70615 Description

Zip Code 70615 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70615 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. The official US Postal Service name for 70615 is LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70615 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Charles, LA, Moss Bluff, LA, and Iowa, LA. The area code for zip code 70615 is 337. 70615 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70615 is 6.9% 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 70615 increased to 14335 from 13814 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70615 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70615 public schools is White. 76.5% of students in 70615 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5680 43.85% 5988 -5%
 Black Or African American 6803 52.52% 7668 -11%
 Hispanic 239 1.84% 241 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.23% 53 -43%
 Asian 9 0.07% 46 -80%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 71 0.5% 71 -8%
 Two Or More Races 265 0.99% 265 -52%

Zip Code 70615 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.9%
 Black Or African American 35.3%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 70615 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1433513814
Male Population53.10%
Female Population46.90%
Total Households4628
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
76.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$32372
Income Under $50K Per Year70.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.30%
70615 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$148857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$76909
Current Unemployment Level 6.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago15.6%
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 70615 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435057657173726857494257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)5.783.653.993.785.855.845.24.755.664.254.855.0758.67
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70615
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours