Lake Charles, LA Real Estate
Lake Charles, Louisiana is located in Calcasieu Parish. Nearby cities and towns include Prien, Westlake, Moss Bluff, Sulphur, Carlyss, Gillis, Iowa, Lacassine, Hayes, Hackberry, Fenton, DeQuincy, Vinton, Welsh, and Reeves. Lake Charles is an urban community with a population of 73,479. The median household income is $36,873. In Lake Charles, 42% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 30% of the households. Half the population of Lake Charles commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 58% of residents holding white collar jobs and 42% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Lake Charles, LA is 35 years, with 50% of those homes owned, 42% rented, and 9% not occupied. In the previous year, 939 Lake Charles properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Lake Charles in the previous year was $139,292.