In 2020, Calcasieu Parish, LA had a population of 203k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $52,866. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Calcasieu Parish, LA grew from 201,619 to 202,858, a 0.615% increase and its median household income grew from $51,148 to $52,866, a 3.36% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calcasieu Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.1%), White (Hispanic) (2.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.48%).
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.
98.4% of the residents in Calcasieu Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Calcasieu Parish, LA are SOWELA Technical Community College (2,068 degrees awarded in 2020), McNeese State University (1,422 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles (69 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Calcasieu Parish, LA was $160,800, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%. Most people in Calcasieu Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Calcasieu Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.