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ZIP Code 70607

Primary City:Lake Charles, LA (View All Cities)
County: Calcasieu Parish
Timezone: Central (7:08pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.0, -93.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70607

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70607. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 70607. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70607, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lake Charles, LA
Unacceptable:
Drew

Stats and Demographics for the 70607 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70607 is located in southwest Louisiana and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70607 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70607 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,560
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,227
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 118.58 sq mi
Water Area 26.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,984
Median Household Income $36,201

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9709148901,0401,4041,07281565268177378066756239426624015183
Female9748658161,0711,4691,137892654760821946738616448360300200139
Total1,9441,7791,7062,1112,8732,2091,7071,3061,4411,5941,7261,4051,178842626540351222

Gender

 Male 12,354 48%
 Female 13,206 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,267 59.7%
 Black Or African American 8,742 34.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 0.5%
 Asian 402 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 411 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 597 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3309699681,4101,260813538144
Renter8851,0095224993621668623
Total1,2151,9781,4901,9091,622979624167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,138 41%
 Single Guardian 2,350 24%
 Singles 2,661 27%
 Singles With Roommate 835 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,516 65%
 Households with Kids 3,468 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male210204198157183185175172199180180183189158146168182220324305
Female191204203188191186143168177188150157155166186149152248336304
Total401408401345374371318340376368330340344324332317334468660609

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70607 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70607 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 70607 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70607 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70607 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70607 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,086 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 13 0.1%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 421 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,593 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,839 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,552 32%
 Households Vacant 1,243 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 570 45.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Sale Only 111 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 217 17.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 311 25.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 1%
 1 Bedroom 625 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,804 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,545 38%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,201 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70607 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70607 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 70607 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,055 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,328 31%
 No Earnings 6,313 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,055 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,328 31%
 No Earnings 6,313 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,586 95.6%
 Public transportation 79 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 346 2.9%
 Worked at Home 110 0.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,289 16.8%
 High School Graduate 4,790 62.4%
 Associate's degree 593 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 722 9.4%
 Master's degree 177 2.3%
 Professional school degree 66 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,106 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 587 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 430 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70607

ZIP Code 70607 is in the Southwest Louisiana Charter Acad. Foundation Inc. School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70607.

Southwest Louisiana Charter School
2750 Power Centre Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southwest Louisiana Charter Acad. Foundation Inc. School District
Grand Lake High School
1039 Hwy 384 Grand Lake
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cameron Parish School District
Lake Charles Charter Academy
2750 Power Centre Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Charles Charter Academy Foundation Inc.
Brentwood Elementary School
3825 Brentwood Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Fairview Elementary School
3955 Gerstner Mem. Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Henry Heights Elementary School
3600 Louisiana Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
M. J. Kaufman Elementary School
301 Tekel Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
F. K. White Middle School
1000 East McNeese
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District

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