Lake Charles, LA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,311 housing units in Lake Charles.
This represents a 4.9% growth from 29,844 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 31,153 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 158 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Lake Charles is about 57.8%.
Lake Charles's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.9%.
Average household size is 2.45 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lake Charles were built after 1964.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.40%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.55|
|Median year structure was built||1961|
|Median Value of occupied units||$72,100|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$58,800|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Median year structure was built||1969|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$428|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0%|
|Home Equity Loan||2.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||14.1%|