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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Demographic Statistics

Lake Charles, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

Total population71,757100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male34,17747.6
Female37,58052.4
Under 5 years4,9786.9
5 to 9 years5,0867.1
10 to 14 years4,9326.9
15 to 19 years5,8828.2
20 to 24 years5,7158.0
25 to 34 years8,97112.5
35 to 44 years10,30814.4
45 to 54 years9,23512.9
55 to 59 years3,2424.5
60 to 64 years2,8914.0
65 to 74 years5,5537.7
75 to 84 years3,6985.2
85 years and over1,2661.8
Median age (years)35.3(X)
18 years and over53,44974.5
Male
24,87234.7
Female
28,57739.8
21 years and over49,60769.1
62 years and over12,21117.0
65 years and over10,51714.7
Male
4,1225.7
Female
6,3958.9
RACE
One race70,93498.9
White
36,04250.2
Black or African American
33,59946.8
American Indian and Alaska Native
1670.2
Asian
7701.1
Asian Indian
2310.3
Chinese
1060.1
Filipino
890.1
Japanese
150.0
Korean
500.1
Vietnamese
1660.2

Other Asian 1

1130.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
180.0
Native Hawaiian
70.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
80.0
Samoan
00.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

30.0
Some other race
3380.5
Two or more races8231.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White36,65351.1
Black or African American34,05347.5
American Indian and Alaska Native4890.7
Asian8921.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.1
Some other race5890.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population71,757100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,0071.4
Mexican
3850.5
Puerto Rican
1480.2
Cuban
700.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
4040.6
Not Hispanic or Latino70,75098.6
White alone
35,54049.5
RELATIONSHIP
Total population71,757100.0
In households68,18795.0
Householder
27,97439.0
Spouse
11,64516.2
Child
21,09129.4
Own child under 18 years
15,63021.8
Other relatives
4,3356.0
Under 18 years
2,2103.1
Nonrelatives
3,1424.4
Unmarried partner
1,3291.9
In group quarters3,5705.0
Institutionalized population
2,2083.1
Noninstitutionalized population
1,3621.9
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households27,974100.0
Family households (families)18,02764.4
With own children under 18 years
8,51930.5
Married-couple family
11,64541.6
With own children under 18 years
4,77717.1
Female householder, no husband present
5,22018.7
With own children under 18 years
3,20111.4
Nonfamily households9,94735.6
Householder living alone
8,39430.0
Householder 65 years and over
3,11011.1
Households with individuals under 18 years9,77434.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over7,36326.3
Average household size2.44(X)
Average family size3.06(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units31,429100.0
Occupied housing units27,97489.0
Vacant housing units3,45511.0
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
1230.4
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.1(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)13.6(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units27,974100.0
Owner-occupied housing units16,12257.6
Renter-occupied housing units11,85242.4
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.51(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.34(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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