In 2021, Calcasieu Parish, LA had a population of 213k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $59,470. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Calcasieu Parish, LA grew from 202,858 to 212,646, a 4.83% increase and its median household income grew from $52,866 to $59,470, a 12.5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calcasieu Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.49%), White (Hispanic) (2.27%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%).
None of the households in Calcasieu Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98% of the residents in Calcasieu Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Calcasieu Parish, LA are SOWELA Technical Community College (1,569 degrees awarded in 2021), McNeese State University (1,395 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles (64 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Calcasieu Parish, LA was $171,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%.
Most people in Calcasieu Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Calcasieu Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.