Zip Code 70663 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSulphur
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Area Code337
Current Population:28150
Racial Majority: 88.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.4%
Median Household Income$42475
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range10 - 30 ft.
Area99 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.28003700, -93.39265100

Zip Code 70663 Description

Zip Code 70663 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70663 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. The official US Postal Service name for 70663 is SULPHUR, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70663 are contained within or border the city limits of Sulphur, LA, Carlyss, LA, . The area code for zip code 70663 is 337. 70663 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70663 is 6.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 70663 increased to 28150 from 27172 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70663 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70663 public schools is White. 49.8% of students in 70663 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 24711 88.37% 24793 +-0%
 Black Or African American 1593 5.7% 1772 -10%
 Hispanic 1055 3.77% 839 +26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.35% 115 -14%
 Asian 132 0.47% 154 -14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.02% 22 -77%
 Other Race 19 0.06% 19 -5%
 Two Or More Races 436 1.25% 436 -20%

Zip Code 70663 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.1%
 Black Or African American 10.4%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 70663 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2815027172
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households10817
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
88.9%
Median Household Income$42475
Income Under $50K Per Year56.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.40%
70663 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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70663 Louisiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
33Les FarnumRepublican
35Stephen DwightRepublican
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70663 Louisiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
27Ronnie JohnsRepublican
30Mike ReeseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$152564
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119933
Current Unemployment Level 6.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.7%
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 DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 70663 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40435056647173726757484257
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991928880706377
Avg Precip (In.)5.863.714.073.825.725.995.24.755.614.364.915.2359.24
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70663
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours