Lake Charles, Louisiana is a part of the Lake Charles, LA metropolitan area, and contains 11 zip codes, including: 70612, 70602, 70615, 70616, 70609, and 70607.
The 2019 average effective rent for Class A, B, and C apartments in the Lake Charles, LA metropolitan area was $828, which is 6.84% lower than 2014 average rent. This represents a compounded annual growth rate of 1.33%. 2019 vacancy in Lake Charles, LA was 6.00%.
The total population of the city of Lake Charles, LA has grown 8.35% since 2010. As of 2018, the population was 78,001. The median household income of the Lake Charles was $41,538, which is 31.11% lower than the national average.