In 2017, Calcasieu Parish, LA had a population of 199k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $48,219. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Calcasieu Parish, LA grew from 197,233 to 198,753, a 0.771% increase and its median household income grew from $46,457 to $48,219, a 3.79% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calcasieu Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.6%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%), White (Hispanic) (2.15%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%). N/A% of the people in Calcasieu Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Calcasieu Parish, LA are SOWELA Technical Community College (2,584 degrees awarded in 2017), McNeese State University (1,477 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles (113 degrees).
The median property value in Calcasieu Parish, LA is $138,100, and the homeownership rate is 67.6%. Most people in Calcasieu Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Calcasieu Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.