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Louisiana > All counties > Calcasieu Parish > Lake Charles City
Lake Charles, LA

City
Population 2005: 68,294
Square miles: 40.17



2000 CENSUS DATA
LAKE CHARLES LA US
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 44,779
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 13,204 29.5 32.4 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 11,517 25.7 23.7 27.4
Bachelor's degree 5,676 12.7 12.2 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 3,360 7.5 6.5 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 20,118
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 2,556 12.7 12.5 11.9
Grades 1-12 12,712 63.2 67.2 65.3
College 4,850 24.1 20.3 22.8
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk