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70605 Zip Code (Lake Charles, LA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Lake Charles, LA (26.03%), Prien, LA (13.59%)
County: Calcasieu Parish, LA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 36,157
Zip code population in 2010: 32,741
Zip code population in 2000: 29,603

Houses and condos: 15,930
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,271
% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 70605: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 43.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 833 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,149)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($849)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,332 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $877 (0.4%)

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Males: 17,670  (48.9%)
Females: 18,486  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 70605:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 70605:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 70605 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 70605 (2017)
    • 27,72293.6%White
    • 2,4598.3%Black
    • 9643.3%Asian
    • 9053.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4761.6%Two or more races
    • 1230.4%American Indian
    • 680.2%Some other race
    • 240.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 33,772
Rural population: 2,384

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $234,243
70605:

$234,243
Louisiana:

$162,500



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in 70605 zip code as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 70605 is 1,026 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.7 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 70605, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $81,453 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$81,453
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $62,018 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$62,018
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.5% for AGIs below $25k, 74.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,116 (reported on 40.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,116
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,756 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,756
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$16,342 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$16,342
State:

+$17,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$29,411 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$29,411
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $20,094 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
70605:

$20,094
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $28,164 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
70605:

$28,164
Louisiana:

$25,119
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,034 (15% of AGI, reported on 32.3% of returns)
Here:

$25,034
State:

$23,585

Here:

14.9% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,716 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$6,716
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,705 (reported on 32.1% of returns)
70605:

$7,705
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,169 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,169
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.3%
Here:

59%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 53.4% for AGIs below $25k, 54.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 84.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 70605, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $58,287 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,287
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $49,885 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$49,885
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 135.8% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,078 (reported on 51.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,078
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,108 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,108
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,364 (reported on 25.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,364
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,192 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$21,192
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,413 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
70605:

$3,413
Louisiana:

$3,055
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $21,112 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$21,112
Louisiana:

$17,274
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,361 (17% of AGI, reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,361
State:

$18,222

Here:

16.6% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,036 (4% of AGI, reported on 27.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,036
State:

$4,190

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,660 (reported on 78.0% of returns)
70605:

$10,660
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,660 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,660
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.2%
Here:

58%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 51.1% for AGIs below $10k, 58.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$71,742
Louisiana:

$46,145
Lake Charles, LA (70605) map Nearest zip codes: 70669, 70601, 70607, 70665, 70663, 70615.
Lake Charles Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.7%
Louisiana:

47.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.0%
Louisiana:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 464
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 14,124


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 322 (234 now married, 88 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,613 (3,237 now married, 4,375 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 70605 with a mortgage: 5,580 (67 second mortgage, 317 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,655

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,428
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $359

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.9%
Whole state:

19.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.1%
Whole state:

10.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 70605: Lake Charles Country Club (A), Haymark Terminal (B), McNeese State University Ward Arena (C), Gray Plantation Golf Course (D), Black Bayou Ferry (E), McNeese State University Shearman Fine Arts Center (F), McNeese State University Bulber Auditorium (G), McNeese State University Bel Gardens Dormitory (H), McNeese State University Sallier Gardens Dormitory (I), McNeese State University Frazar Memorial Library (J), McNeese State University Conference Center (K), Calcasieu Parish Library (L), McNeese State University Recreation Complex (M), Kingsley Place at Lake Charles Adult Care Facility (N), McNeese State University Squires Auditorium (O), Lake Charles Police Service Center (P), Gardens Assisted Living Facility (Q), Grand Cove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (R), Resthaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (S), Lake Charles Fire Department Station 8 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: The Ryan Shopping Center (1), Lake Plaza Shopping Center (2), Country Club Plaza Shopping Center (3), Gulfway Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 70605 include: McNeese State University Baptist Student Center (A), First Church of the Nazarene (B), Fairview United Methodist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Apostolic Temple United Pentecostal Church (E), Sale Street Baptist Church (F), Blessed Martin Church (G), Wesley Foundation Methodist Student Center (H), Trinity Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Prien Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Benoit Cemetery (2), Burleson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Prien Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Henderson Bayou (A), Calcasieu River (B), Bayou Guy (C), Black Bayou (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 70605 include: Prien Lake Park (1), Interstate 210 Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 7842014 or later
  • 7852010 to 2013
  • 3,7902000 to 2009
  • 3,1251990 to 1999
  • 2,3051980 to 1989
  • 2,3821970 to 1979
  • 1,1851960 to 1969
  • 1,3461950 to 1959
  • 2581940 to 1949
  • 2561939 or earlier

Zip code 70605 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Charles, LA (70605)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Charles, LA (70605)
  • 34no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 8072 bedrooms
  • 6,1483 bedrooms
  • 2,6644 bedrooms
  • 4465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Charles, LA (70605)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Charles, LA (70605)
  • 193no bedroom
  • 8411 bedroom
  • 1,7812 bedrooms
  • 1,2343 bedrooms
  • 1994 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Charles, LA (70605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Charles, LA (70605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 122no vehicle
  • 2,7241 vehicle
  • 4,6842 vehicles
  • 1,9113 vehicles
  • 5024 vehicles
  • 2595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Charles, LA (70605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Charles, LA (70605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 402no vehicle
  • 2,1581 vehicle
  • 1,3802 vehicles
  • 3093 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 70605 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 70605 household income distribution in 2017
  • 440Less than $10,000
  • 499$10,000 to $14,999
  • 648$15,000 to $19,999
  • 634$20,000 to $24,999
  • 626$25,000 to $29,999
  • 680$30,000 to $34,999
  • 569$35,000 to $39,999
  • 663$40,000 to $44,999
  • 542$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,018$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,275$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,781$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,479$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,090$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,149$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,487$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70605

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 70605
  • 129Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 105$15,000 to $19,999
  • 98$20,000 to $24,999
  • 121$25,000 to $29,999
  • 82$30,000 to $34,999
  • 144$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 100$50,000 to $59,999
  • 171$60,000 to $69,999
  • 45$70,000 to $79,999
  • 98$80,000 to $89,999
  • 124$90,000 to $99,999
  • 361$100,000 to $124,999
  • 721$125,000 to $149,999
  • 984$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,076$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,919$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,164$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,575$300,000 to $399,999
  • 552$400,000 to $499,999
  • 406$500,000 to $749,999
  • 88$750,000 to $999,999
  • 106$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 16$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 36$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70605

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 70605
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 31$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 137$400 to $449
  • 22$450 to $499
  • 204$500 to $549
  • 65$550 to $599
  • 251$600 to $649
  • 154$650 to $699
  • 489$700 to $749
  • 284$750 to $799
  • 403$800 to $899
  • 566$900 to $999
  • 606$1,000 to $1,249
  • 60$1,250 to $1,499
  • 410$1,500 to $1,999
  • 200$2,000 to $2,499
  • 75$2,500 to $2,999
  • 67$3,000 to $3,499
  • 200No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,014.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $295,408.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $260,049
  • Black or African American householders: $284,532
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $121,312
  • Asian householders: $267,769
  • Some other race householders: $200,055
  • Two or more races householders: $182,409
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $213,730

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $234,243
70605:

$234,243
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,644 - $324,323

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $152,101
Here:

$152,101
State:

$213,997

Townhouses or other attached units: $147,212
Here:

$147,212
State:

$215,095

In 2-unit structures: $39,903
Here:

$39,903
State:

$274,975

Mobile homes: $52,087
Here:

$52,087
State:

$72,432
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 70605
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,000
  • One, attached: 244
  • Two: 385
  • 3 or 4: 299
  • 5 to 9: 869
  • 10 to 19: 965
  • 20 to 49: 331
  • 50 or more: 514
  • Mobile homes: 1,225
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 67

Unemployment: 3.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70605

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 70605
  • 88.7%16,122Drove a car alone
  • 6.2%1,130Carpooled
  • 0.3%55Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%96Bicycle
  • 1.0%189Walked
  • 0.4%73Other means
  • 2.7%495Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70605

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 70605
  • 621Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,6125 to 9 minutes
  • 4,18610 to 14 minutes
  • 4,36815 to 19 minutes
  • 3,05320 to 24 minutes
  • 83725 to 29 minutes
  • 77430 to 34 minutes
  • 8135 to 39 minutes
  • 5840 to 44 minutes
  • 33345 to 59 minutes
  • 31560 to 89 minutes
  • 38990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 96.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,649
  • In family households: 29,218 (5,063 male householders, 4,320 female householders)
    7,304 spouses, 10,108 children (9,139 natural, 358 adopted, 612 stepchildren), 815 grandchildren, 339 brothers or sisters, 275 parents, 131 other relatives, 659 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,436 (2,376 male householders (1,932 living alone)), 2,717 female householders (2,212 living alone)), 1,339 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 513 (214 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,503 2-persons, 2,234 3-persons, 1,624 4-persons, 710 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,144 1-person, 812 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 15 4-persons

5,500 married couples with children.
2,160 single-parent households (490 men, 1,670 women).

89.4% of residents of 70605 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 33% well, 2% not at all).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% very well, 21% well, 6% not well, 2% not at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% very well, 45% well, 12% not well, 7% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (43% very well, 57% well).

Foreign born population: 1,992 (5.5%)
(62.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 20%Nepal
  • 15%Thailand
  • 9%Burma
  • 7%Bangladesh
  • 4%Japan
  • 3%Liberia
  • 3%Hong Kong
Most common first ancestries reported in 70605
  • 14%French
  • 11%American
  • 9%French Canadian
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 4%English
  • 3%Cajun
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7402010 or later
  • 4922000 to 2009
  • 4111990 to 1999
  • 892Before 1990

Zip code 70605 topographic map

There are 267 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 70605.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • B & M TRAILER PARK WATER SYS (2002 NICHOLAS ST in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0668, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2003-1596,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2003-1229, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Alternative names: B AND M TRAILER PARK WATER SYSTEM - LA1019038
  • HARRY CONNORS TP WATER SYSTEM - LA1019122 (7994 CLEARVIEW DRIVE in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2003-1599, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0679, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2003-1235,
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Alternative names: HARRY CONNOR'S TRAILER PARK WATER SYS
  • ERA AVIATION INC (600 AIRPORT SVC RD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0351, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: AIRCRAFT PARTS AND AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT; AIR TRANSPORTATION, SCHEDULED; EQUIPMENT RENTAL AND LEASING
    Organizations: ERA AVIATION, INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ERA HELICOPTERS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • GALEN MEDICAL INCORPORATED DBA COLUMBIA WOMEN AND CHILDREN HOSPITAL (4200 NELSON ROAD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SECONDARY SMELTING, REFINING, AND ALLOYING OF NONFERROUS METAL (EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM).
    Alternative names: GALEN-MED INC DBA COLUMBIA WOM & CHIL HO, HUMEDICENTERS INCORPORATED, PAM J BURGESS
  • ALFRED M BARBE HIGH SCHOOL (2200 WEST MCNEESE STREET in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-010003
    Organizations: CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • A A NELSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1001 COUNTRY CLUB RD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-010042
    Organizations: CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PRIEN LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (3741 NELSON ROAD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-010046
    Organizations: CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GARYS AUTO REPAIR INCORPORATED (1802 NEW SCHOOL ROAD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.; ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: GARY L FLOYD (CONTACT/OWNER) , WILLIE DERING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GARYS AUTO RPR INC, TUNE UPS PLUS
  • PRIEN PINE BLUFF SUBDIVISION WATER SYS (4729 PONDEROSA in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2001-1271, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2002-1202,
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • GULF TRAILER PARK WATER SYS (4901 ORLEANS ST in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0666, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • AIR LOGISTICS (2465 E GAUTHIER RD ID354 in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OFFSHORE LOGISTICS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , OFFSHORE LOGISTICS DBA AIR LOGISTICS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MS. ELLEN'S DAYCARE (2950 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CHILD DAY CARE SERVICES
    Alternative names: MS. ELLEN'S DAY CARE
  • FIRESTORE TIRE & SERVICE CENTERS (3465 RYAN STREET in LAKE CHARLES, LA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Organizations: FIRESTONE TIRE & RUBBER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FIRESTONE STORES 679402

Zip code 70605 marital status for males
Zip code 70605 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 42,627.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 25,806
  • Northeast: 851
  • Midwest: 1,389
  • South: 4,558
  • West: 990

55% of the 70605 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

87% of the 70605 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Lake Charles, LA (70605)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,075
Here:

27.6%
Louisiana:

18.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 518
Here:

29.6%
Louisiana:

18.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

17.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 142,624Legal occupations
  • 92,673Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 87,131Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 72,427Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 70,010Production occupations
  • 69,185Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (LAKE CHARLES, LA):

  • CALCASIEU REFINING COMPANY INC (4359 W TANK FARM RD; small business) : $351,471,138 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base, Fuel Oils by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $41,935,320; 2005: $58,479,120; 2006: $251,056,698.

    Biggest contracts:
    $201,307,488 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2006-03-23. Completion date: 2007-04-30.
    $49,749,210, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-23. Completion date: 2007-04-30.
    $41,935,320, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-02. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
    $40,917,980 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fuel Oils. Signed on 2005-03-18. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
  • PELICAN LUMBER AND EXPORT, INC (4848 IHLES ROAD; small business) : $30,399,862 in 886 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials, Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures, Operation Training Devices by Defense Logistics Agency, Navy, Army, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $50,194; 2001: $788,142; 2002: $1,343,790; 2003: $1,885,602; 2004: $14,685,900; 2005: $7,971,714; 2006: $3,674,520.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,087,168 with Defense Logistics Agency for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials. Signed on 2004-01-21. Completion date: 2004-03-22.
    $1,536,464, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-15. Completion date: 2004-06-01.
    $954,560, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-23. Completion date: 2005-01-23.
    $695,061, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-07. Completion date: 2004-05-08.
  • J & S BROKERIDGE (208 PECANWOOD DR; small business) : $522,555 in 7 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Non-Food Items For Resale, Food Items For Resale by Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $110,585; 2005: $280,100; 2006: $131,870.

    Biggest contracts:
    $131,870 with Defense Commissary Agency for Non-Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2006-01-01. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $118,623 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $110,585, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $77,345 with Defense Commissary Agency for Non-Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
  • ERA AVIATION INC (600 AIRPORT SERVICE RD) : $448,000 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $224,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Forest/Range Fire Suppression/Presuppression Services. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.
    $224,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
  • LANIER WORLDWIDE INC (4407 NELSON RD)
    $39,421 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 1999-11-05. Completion date: 1999-09-30.
  • CASTLE, HARRY K (1616 W MCNEESE ST; small business)
    $24,000 with Army for Dentistry Services. Signed on 2004-04-02. Completion date: 2004-04-06.
  • ALFRED MILLER CONTRACTING CO (1177 L MILLER RD)
    $12,454 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2006-04-27. Completion date: 2006-04-04.
  • MINT REPORTING (2636 LAURA LN; small business) : $1,557 in 6 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Court Reporting Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $5,150; 2005: -$3,593; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,000 with Army for Court Reporting Services. Signed on 2004-09-14. Completion date: 2004-09-29.
    $5,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-09. Completion date: 2004-02-25.
    $5,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-04-14.
    -$3,593, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 2004-09-29.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 4, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 10, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 6, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 2, 10-19: 11, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 17)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 276 people in college/university student housing
  • 238 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,023 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED246$156,075470$167,923989$164,427129$61,2697$636,463108$92,94852$30,876
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$162,91827$188,741100$167,90512$21,2440$02$29,99511$64,407
APPLICATIONS DENIED60$149,59686$164,701302$177,97760$30,8130$014$132,79140$44,354
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$157,92537$236,161119$173,38310$108,5770$02$112,1258$39,893
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$197,64915$156,69190$179,1586$19,6750$03$102,9303$36,097
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$190,73245$195,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$194,54123$214,122
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$298,0463$212,407
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$140,8033$159,227
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$122,9750$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70605
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 70605 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 70605 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12278.1 years
John10373.4 years
Robert9271.3 years
James8071.0 years
Joseph7971.6 years
William7072.9 years
Charles5672.3 years
George4673.1 years
Dorothy4576.0 years
Marie4383.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 70605 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot9673.7 years
Hebert5776.4 years
Guillory5273.9 years
Smith4974.4 years
Johnson4770.7 years
Miller4272.0 years
Broussard4177.7 years
Leblanc3970.3 years
Granger3075.6 years
Jones3077.9 years
Businesses in zip code 70605
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Albertsons1Outback1
AutoZone1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental2Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Ryan's Grill1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2Starbucks2
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Kmart1U-Haul2
Kroger1UPS3
Lane Furniture2Walgreens3
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
New Balance1Wingate1
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