Lake Charles, LA Demographics

Lake Charles demographics profile

StatisticLake CharlesLouisianaNational
Population (2013)72,2044,529,605309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)1,71310790
Median age35.135.937.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%56%
Speak English90%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
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In Lake Charles 90% of the people speak English and 2% of people speak Spanish, also in Lake Charles 48.0% of people are married.


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Lake Charles population breakdown by race

RaceLake CharlesLouisianaNational
African American46.89%32.03%12.56%
American Indian0.42%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.17%
Mixed race1.91%1.55%2.68%
Other race0.58%1.10%4.79%
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In Lake Charles, 2.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Lake Charles age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

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