Account Created

Thank you for Signing up with Bestplaces.net.
Check your email to verify your account.


Forgot Password?

Enter your email address and your
password will be emailed to you.


Log In

To save favorite places, get alerts
or newsletters -- all free.

Forgot password?

Don't have an account? SIGN UP


Sign Up

To save favorite places, get alerts
or newsletters -- all free.

By signing up you agree to the Sperling's BestPlaces Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.

Already have an account? LOGIN

We have place information on 13 very cool categories, pick one or scroll down to see an overview.

Sulphur, Louisiana 3 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Cost of living
-Recent job growth


-Hurricane dislocation
-Low educational attainment
-Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Lake Charles Metro Area

Lake Charles is a deepwater port and center for the lumber and petrochemical industries, and suffered considerable damage in the 2005 Hurricane Rita. Prior to the storm, the city had a mostly industrial small-town feel with some historic areas, including the Victorian-era Charpentier District and a nice boardwalk area. Some casinos had arrived on the waterfront, including the large L’Auberge du Lac resort and casino.


Quick Facts About Sulphur

    The unemployment rate in Sulphur is 3.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sulphur jobs have Increased by 3.99 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sulphur's cost of living is 14.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Sulphur's population is 20,268 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.25 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Sulphur is $119,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.90 percent.
    Sulphur public schools spend $10,652 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15 students per teacher in Sulphur.

Best Places to Live in Sulphur, Louisiana

Sulphur Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Sulphur. Home Appreciataion is up 0.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Sulphur Real Estate.
The median home price in Sulphur is $119,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator


Calcasieu Parish
Calcasieu is a great place to live but it does get hit by Hurricanes and that is the downside. I live in Sulphur, LA in Calcasieu Parish. There is nothing wrong here... (read more)
Sulphur Crime Review!
Sulphur is one of the best places I have ever been to and lived. There is hardly no crime. Probley one murder every 1-2... (read more)
where i would live
If I lived/worked in Sulphur would definitely live in the Maplewood area. If not Maplewood it would be north of Sulphur going toward DeQuincy La. Or look in Carlyss... (read more)
To See All Comments for Sulphur Click Here

Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Sulphur, Louisiana to any other place in the USA.