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Calcasieu Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the Lake Charles metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 184,961. This was an increase of  .75% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,372
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Calcasieu Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Calcasieu Parish was $24,708. This was an increase of 17.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Lake Charles
Pronunciations: cal-ca-shoo

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Calcasieu Parish residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calcasieu Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Calcasieu Parish include Bagdad Cemetery, Benevolent Cemetery, Benoit Cemetery, Big Woods Cemetery, Bilbo Cemetery, Birdsnest Cemetery, Burleson Cemetery, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Combre Memorial Park, Comier Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Calcasieu Parish include Bell City, Carlyss, Dequincy, Iowa, Lake Charles, Moss Bluff, Prien, Sulphur, Vinton, Westlake ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Calcasieu Parish include McNeese State University ... View colleges

School districts in Calcasieu Parish include Calcasieu Parish Schools Board ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Calcasieu Parish include Bell City Branch, Calcasieu Parish Public Library, Carnegie Memorial Branch, Dequincy Branch, Epps Memorial Branch, Fontenot Memorial Branch, Hayes Branch, Iowa Branch, Maplewood Branch, Moss Bluff Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Calcasieu Parish include Lake Charles American Press, Southwest Daily News ... View newspapers

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Politics

Calcasieu Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calcasieu Parish political report.

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Travel

Airports in Calcasieu Parish include Lake Charles Regional

Hotels in Calcasieu Parish include Americas Best Value Inn, Best Suites, Best Western Executive Hotel & Suites, Best Western Richmond Suites Hotel, Crossland Lake Charles Sulphur, Days Inn Sulphur, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn Sulphur, Holiday Inn Express ... More hotels

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