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Lake Charles (French: Lac Charles) is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. state of Louisiana, located on Lake Charles, Prien Lake, and the Calcasieu River. Founded in 1861 in Calcasieu Parish, it is a major industrial, cultural, and educational center in the southwest region of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,993. Lake Charles is the principal city of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area, having a population of 202,040. It is the larger principal city of the Lake Charles-Jennings Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 225,235. The 2010 population of the five-parish area of Southwest Louisiana was 292,619. It is considered a major center of petrochemical refining, gaming, tourism, and education, being home to McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. Because of the lakes and waterways throughout the city, metropolitan Lake Charles is often referred to as the Lake Area.

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Facts and Stats for Lake Charles*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lake Charles

    Know the pollution level of Lake Charles before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Lake Charles: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lake Charles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lake Charles.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lake Charles - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 49.51 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.96 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.74 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.69 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lake Charles

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lake Charles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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