The unemployment rate in Lake Charles is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Charles jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Charles's cost of living is 9.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Lake Charles, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Calcasieu parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Lake Charles's population is 75,194 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lake Charles is $153,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Lake Charles public schools spend $10,638 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Lake Charles. More Education