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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
TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Number Number Number
Workers 16 and over 29,665
Number Pct Pct Pct
Public transportation 209 0.7 2.4 4.7
Car, truck, van or motorcycle 27,791 93.7 91.8 88.0
Walk 683 2.3 2.2 2.9
Work at home 565 1.9 2.1 3.3
COMMUTING TIME
Number Number Number
Average travel time to work (minutes) 17 26 26
Average travel time to work using public transportation 40 43 48
Average travel time to work using other transportation 17 25 24
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk