Zip Code 70643 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Chenier
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cameron
Area Code337
Current Population:352
Racial Majority: 98.45%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$29455
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57910
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area488 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.79530300, -92.80193100

Zip Code 70643 Description

Zip Code 70643 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70643 is primarily located in Cameron County. The official US Postal Service name for 70643 is GRAND CHENIER, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70643 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 70643 is 337. 70643 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70643 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70643 decreased to 352 from 669 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70643 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70643 public schools is . % of students in 70643 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 191 98.45% 339 -44%
 Black Or African American 3 1.55% 4 -25%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 70643 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 70643 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population352669
Male Population51.40%
Female Population48.60%
Total Households134
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$29455
Income Under $50K Per Year67.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
70643 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$106083
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100645
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34g - Texas - Louisiana Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 70643 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455259677375747059514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647076838991918880716377
Avg Precip (In.)5.833.774.164.045.236.066.35.545.64.174.84.8260.33
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70643
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours