Zip Code 70665 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSulphur
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Calcasieu
Area Code337
Current Population:10743
Racial Majority: 92.02%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$50326
Average Adjusted Gross Income$79310
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 13 ft.
Area137 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.13191900, -93.43499800

Zip Code 70665 Description

Zip Code 70665 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Lake Charles metro area. Zip code 70665 is primarily located in Calcasieu County. The official US Postal Service name for 70665 is SULPHUR, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 70665 are contained within or border the city limits of Carlyss, LA, Sulphur, LA, Hackberry, LA, and Prien, LA. The area code for zip code 70665 is 337. 70665 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 70665 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 70665 increased to 10743 from 9148 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 70665 is while the majority ethnicity attending 70665 public schools is White. 51.6% of students in 70665 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10292 92.02% 9851 +4%
 Black Or African American 466 4.17% 453 +3%
 Hispanic 324 2.9% 192 +69%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.21% 35 -34%
 Asian 18 0.16% 62 -71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 144 0.55% 144 -58%

Zip Code 70665 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.5%
 Black Or African American 3.3%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 70665 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population107439148
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households3862
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50326
Income Under $50K Per Year49.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
70665 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 3Clay HigginsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$175550
Average Real Estate Sale Price$143100
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 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 70665 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)41445057657173736858494358
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647177848991918880706377
Avg Precip (In.)5.723.553.843.85.756.15.244.865.744.334.794.9958.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lake Charles, LA
CBSA Type70665
CBSA Population194964
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours