The unemployment rate in Calcasieu County is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Calcasieu County jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Calcasieu County's cost of living is 16.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Calcasieu parish remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.6% to 31.4%. More Voting Stats
Calcasieu County's population is 198,753 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Calcasieu County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%.
Calcasieu County public schools spend $10,805 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Calcasieu County. More Education