Lake Charles Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $230,000
    8.94% change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    1,593
    30-day change

Lake Charles Schools and Demographics

Education near Lake Charles, LA

City County
High School Graduates 84.57 86.11
College Degree - 2 year 6.23 7.33
College Degree - 4 year 25.95 21.72
Graduate Degree 6.52 5.14
Expenditures per Student 10,638 10,805
Students per Teacher 13.8 14

Elementary Schools near Lake Charles, LA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
A. A. Nelson Elementary School PK - 05 697 14.8 70605
Barbe Elementary School PK - 05 336 13.7 70601
Brentwood Elementary School PK - 05 346 14 70607
College Oaks Elementary School PK - 05 332 11.2 70605
Combre/Fondel Elementary School PK - 05 323 14.3 70601
Dolby Elementary School PK - 05 408 12.4 70605
Fairview Elementary School PK - 05 331 13.4 70607
Gillis Elementary School PK - 05 785 13.6 70611
Henry Heights Elementary School PK - 05 366 10.7 70607
Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School PK - 05 343 14.9 70601
John F. Kennedy Elementary School PK - 05 180 13.3 70615
John J. Johnson II Elementary School PK - 05 313 16.9 70601
Lake Charles Charter Academy KG - 08 860 18.5 70607
Lebleu Settlement Elementary School PK - 05 454 15.6 70615
M. J. Kaufman Elementary School PK - 05 384 12.9 70607
Moss Bluff Elementary School PK - 05 952 17.4 70611
Oak Park Elementary School PK - 05 382 12.4 70601
Pearl Watson Elementary School PK - 05 350 11.1 70601
Prien Lake Elementary School PK - 05 617 14.3 70605
Ralph F. Wilson Elementary School PK - 05 200 14.5 70601
Southwest Louisiana Charter School KG - 08 864 14.4 70607
St. John Elementary School PK - 05 881 17.4 70605
T. H. Watkins Elementary School PK - 05 254 14.1 70601
T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School KG - 05 304 18.6 70601
Western Heights Elementary School PK - 05 335 14.7 70669
Westwood Elementary School PK - 05 606 16.8 70669

Middle Schools near Lake Charles, LA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
F. K. White Middle School 06 - 08 563 11.9 70607
Moss Bluff Middle School 06 - 08 910 15.1 70611
Oak Park Middle School 06 - 08 486 12.2 70601
Ray D. MOLO Middle Magnet School 06 - 08 385 18 70601
Reynaud Middle School 06 - 08 182 10.9 70601
S. J. Welsh Middle School 06 - 08 1,193 14.7 70605
S. P. Arnett Middle School 06 - 08 410 15.1 70669

High Schools near Lake Charles, LA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Alfred M. Barbe High School 08 - 12 1,967 18.9 70605
Lagrange High School 08 - 12 1,052 11.6 70605
Sam Houston High School 08 - 12 1,223 16.9 70611
Washington/Marion Magnet High School 08 - 12 695 13.1 70601
Westlake High School 08 - 12 564 15.2 70669

Ungraded Schools near Lake Charles, LA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Grand Lake High School PK - 12 740 12.3 70607
Lake Charles College Prep. 09 - 09 103 20.6 70607

Demographics near Lake Charles, LA

City County
Neighborhood Type Suburban
Population 75,194 198,753
Population Density 1,739 187
Median Age 35 36.1
People per Household 2.3 2.5
Median Household Income 40,910 48,219
Average Income per Capita 26,099 26,569

Lake Charles Real Estate

The median home value in Lake Charles, LA is $230,000. This is higher than the county median home value of $156,000. The national median home value is $219,700. The average price of homes sold in Lake Charles, LA is $230,000. Approximately 46.06% of Lake Charles homes are owned, compared to 41.78% rented, while 12.16% are vacant. Lake Charles real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale. Commercial properties are also available. If you see a property you’re interested in, contact a Lake Charles real estate agent to arrange a tour today!

Lake Charles, Louisiana has a population of 75,194. Lake Charles is less family-centric than the surrounding county with 21.39% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 29.61%.

The median household income in Lake Charles, Louisiana is $40,910. The median household income for the surrounding county is $48,219 compared to the national median of $57,652. The median age of people living in Lake Charles is 35 years.

Lake Charles Weather

The average high temperature in July is 91.3 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 40.6 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 62.2 inches per year, with 0.1 inches of snow per year.