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People

Total Population 2,732
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 963
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,179
% Above Poverty Level 69.9%
% Below Poverty Level 30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $624
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake Arthur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles E of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jefferson Davis
Standard Zip Codes 70549
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.08
Longitude -92.671

Lake Arthur Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JENNINGS
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station LAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 58 F
Apr Temp 59 to 75 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
Station ROCKEFELLER WL REFUGE
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 60 F
Apr Temp 59 to 77 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Estherwood 1,025 $48,529
Gueydan 1,559 $51,563
Jennings 10,226 $46,593
Mermentau 696 $48,000
Morse 890 $50,625
Welsh 3,223 $37,476

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lake Arthur High Schools

LAKE ARTHUR HIGH SCHOOL
4374 TIGER LANE
337-774-5152
Serves 388 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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