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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 183,577
  • Males: 89,308
  • Females: 94,269

Ethnicity:

  • White: 133,607
  • Black/African American: 43,197
  • Hispanic: 3,166
  • Native American/Eskimo: 579
  • Asian: 1,096
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 49
  • Other: 172
  • 2 or more: 1,711

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (155,360)
  2. French (8,905)
  3. Spanish (2,655)
  4. Cajun (1,275)
  5. French Creole (330)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 2,520

  1. Mexico (254)
  2. Vietnam (200)
  3. India (199)
  4. Germany (176)
  5. United Kingdom (173)
  6. Canada (112)
  7. Philippines (108)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (59,826)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (37,125)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (8,585)
  4. Assemblies of God (3,593)
  5. Episcopal Church (1,758)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 64,667
    • Sensory: 7,633
    • Physical: 16,284
    • Mental: 10,671
    • Self-care: 5,216
    • Go outside home: 11,636
    • Employment: 13,635

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,565

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 68,613
    • Utility gas: 31,984
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,751
    • Electricity: 32,970
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 128
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 472
    • Solar Energy: 2
    • Other fuel: 66
    • No fuel used: 240

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 121,143
    • No vehicle: 8,494
    • 1 or more vehicle: 112,649

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,903
    • No High School: 7,947
    • Some High School: 16,455
    • High School: 39,616
    • Some College: 24,593
    • Associate's Degree: 4,732
    • College Degree: 13,280
    • Master's Degree: 4,204
    • Professional Degree: 1,386
    • Doctoral Degree: 447

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 68,613
    • Owners with phone: 48,196
    • Owners without phone: 889
    • Renters with phone: 18,012
    • Renters without phone: 1,516

    10 closest counties:

    1. Cameron Parish, Louisiana
    2. Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
    3. Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
    4. Orange County, Texas
    5. Allen Parish, Louisiana
    6. Newton County, Texas
    7. Jefferson County, Texas
    8. Vernon Parish, Louisiana
    9. Jasper County, Texas
    10. Acadia Parish, Louisiana

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    70601, 70602, 70605, 70606, 70607, 70609, 70611, 70612, 70615, 70616, 70629, 70630, 70633, 70646, 70647, 70661, 70663, 70664, 70665, 70668, 70669

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KPLC (174 TV) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KVHP (560 TV) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KQLK (97.9 FM) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KNGT (99.5 FM) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KZWA (104.9 FM) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KJMH (107.5 FM) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • KEZM (1310 AM) SULPHUR, LA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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