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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 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • 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 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lake Charles - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.96 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.18 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12.5 (Very Low)
    • 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 28.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.68 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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