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ZIP Code 70611

Primary City:Lake Charles, LA (View All Cities)
County: Calcasieu Parish
Timezone: Central (2:43pm)
Area code: 337 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.3, -93.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70611

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70611. 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 70611. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70611, 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
Acceptable:
Moss Bluff

Stats and Demographics for the 70611 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70611 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly less 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 70611 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70611 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,256
Population Density 235 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,533
Median Home Value $164,100
Land Area 81.77 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,937
Median Household Income $65,534

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7077847897415185296216346777017336155113492211808558
Female72073277468954760366466574576671964652335427317712581
Total1,4271,5161,5631,4301,0651,1321,2851,2991,4221,4671,4521,2611,034703494357210139

Gender

 Male 9,453 49%
 Female 9,803 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,523 91.0%
 Black Or African American 1,047 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.5%
 Asian 149 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 132 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 306 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1017421,1861,3851,22667635580
Renter14835925021592793013
Total2491,1011,4361,6001,31875538593

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,348 63%
 Single Guardian 1,068 15%
 Singles 1,236 18%
 Singles With Roommate 285 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,029 58%
 Households with Kids 2,908 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14814216412513516217715715316115817213216616816516712711492
Female1471491491391391391491501551661391521461711711391559512995
Total295291313264274301326307308327297324278337339304322222243187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70611 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70611 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 70611 real estate data, the median home value of $164,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 70611. Rentals in 70611 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70611 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,256 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,648 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,103 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,186 16%
 Households Vacant 596 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 138 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 82 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 273 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 60 7%
 2 Bedroom 378 43%
 3+ Bedroom 425 49%
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 $65,534 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 70611 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 70611 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,914 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,908 20%
 No Earnings 4,701 32%
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 6,914 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,908 20%
 No Earnings 4,701 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,254 95.2%
 Public transportation 39 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 64 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 0.7%
 Worked at Home 247 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 683 11.1%
 High School Graduate 3,615 58.8%
 Associate's degree 519 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,020 16.6%
 Master's degree 246 4.0%
 Professional school degree 51 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,394 72.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 845 18.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 414 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70611

ZIP Code 70611 is in the Calcasieu Parish School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70611.

Moss Bluff Elementary School
215 School St
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Moss Bluff Middle School
1104 Recreation Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Gillis Elementary School
916 Topsy Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
Sam Houston High School
880 South H Jones Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Calcasieu Parish School District
St Theodores Holy Family Catholic School
785 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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