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Lake Charles Apartments

Lake Charles, LA 110 Apartments for Rent

Lake Charles Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 78,396
Population Density: 1,746.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 62%
Median Annual Income: $45,995 / year
Median Rent: $981 / month

What locals are saying

Warm greetings, and welcome to the one-stop shop for your Lake Charles, Louisiana apartment scavenging adventures! Situated on the southwestern edge of the Bayou State just 30-odd miles from the Gulf of Mexico. So what do you say? Are you ready to find a primo crash pad in Cajun Country? Then stick with us, and we guarantee you’ll be living it up in Lake Charles in less time than it takes to suck the head off a Zatarain’s-flavored crawfish at a good old-fashioned Louisiana crab and crawfish boil. But before we scour the listings for your future homestead, let’s take a moment to examine what the “Festival Capital of Louisiana” is really like …

It’s true, mes amis

Lake Charles Demographics


How diverse is Lake Charles?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Lake Charles is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Lake Charles are White (45.9%), Black Or African American (40%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Two Or More (3%), Asian (2.9%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Lake Charles residents?

The median age in Lake Charles is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Lake Charles?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Lake Charles is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Lake Charles are White (45.9%), Black Or African American (40%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Two Or More (3%), Asian (2.9%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Lake Charles residents?

The median age in Lake Charles is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Lake Charles Crime


Overall Crime

Highest
Lake Charles has one of the highest overall crime rates in the nation.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Lake Charles is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Highest
The level of property crime in Lake Charles is one of the highest property crime rates in the nation.

Top Schools in Lake Charles


Elementary Schools

10 /10
T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
298 Students
4 Reviews
298
Students
4 Reviews
9 /10
Prien Lake Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
760 Students
7 Reviews
760
Students
7 Reviews
8 /10
Dolby Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
395 Students
2 Reviews
395
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
F. K. White Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
604 Students
7 Reviews
604
Students
7 Reviews
5 /10
S. J. Welsh Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,374 Students
6 Reviews
1,374
Students
6 Reviews
4 /10
Ray D. Molo Middle Magnet School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
435 Students
3 Reviews
435
Students
3 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Alfred M. Barbe High School
Public
8-12
Public
8-12
2,032 Students
6 Reviews
2,032
Students
6 Reviews
3 /10
Lagrange High School
Public
8-12
Public
8-12
1,107 Students
6 Reviews
1,107
Students
6 Reviews
3 /10
Washington/Marion Magnet High School
Public
8-12
Public
8-12
610 Students
3 Reviews
610
Students
3 Reviews
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Find an apartment for rent in Lake Charles, LA


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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Lake Charles?

Apartment Rentals in Lake Charles start at $650/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Lake Charles?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Lake Charles apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Lake Charles?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Lake Charles.

How can I find off-campus housing in Lake Charles?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lake Charles. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include McNeese State University, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette.