Zip Code 70661 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameStarks
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Secondary County: Beauregard
Area Code337
Current Population:2309
Racial Majority: 95.58%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$35110
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54370
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range23 - 95 ft.
Area137 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.34707300, -93.65020100

Zip Code 70661 Description

Zip Code 70661 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70661 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. Portions of 70661 are also located in Beauregard County. The official US Postal Service name for 70661 is STARKS, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70661 are contained within or border the city limits of Deweyville, TX, . The area code for zip code 70661 is 337. 70661 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70661 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 70661 decreased to 2309 from 2505 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70661 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70661 public schools is . % of students in 70661 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2119 95.58% 2197 -4%
 Black Or African American 32 1.44% 55 -42%
 Hispanic 50 2.26% 17 +194%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.54% 12 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 27 0.18% 27 -85%

Zip Code 70661 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 70661 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population23092505
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households929
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$35110
Income Under $50K Per Year68.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
70661 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$505800
Average Real Estate Sale Price$62000
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 DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 70661 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39424955636972716656474156
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848992928880706277
Avg Precip (In.)5.883.864.114.115.736.385.084.975.784.44.825.6460.75
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70661
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours