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Calcasieu County Statistics

Facts

Land area1,063.7 square miles
Population Density181.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)195,296
Population change1.3%
Under 5 years of age6.8%
Under 1824.9%
65 and over13.5%
Females51.2%
White71.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.9
Asian1.2%
Two or more races1.7%
Black or African American25.2%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher19.9%
Veterans14,352

Households and Housing

Households73,726
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more83.1%
Median household income$43,499
The Per capita income$24,355
Live below the poverty line17.4%
Housing units84,293
Multi-unit structures14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$118,300
Residents owning their homes70.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms13,926
Women-owned firms29.1%
Asian-owned firms1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms12.3%
Native American-owned firms0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,775,998
Retail sales per capita$15,061
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$1,342,893
Source US Census Data