Sulphur, Louisiana, in Calcasieu county, is 9 miles W of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center) and 123 miles E of Houston, Texas. The city is located in the Lake Charles metropolitan area. Sulphur has a population of 20,512.
In Sulphur, about 56% of adults are married.
In 2000, Sulphur had a median family income of $45,455. People in Sulphur generally have good earning power. The city has a large middle class. Poverty is less common in Sulphur than most places. The city enjoys an educated population.
Residents of Sulphur gave more campaign money ($26,325) to George W. Bush than to the other people running for President in 2004. Residents gave more to the Democratic party than any of the others.
Owners occupy 73% of the housing units in Sulphur.
In Sulphur, 95% of commuters drive to work.
Sulphur strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):
|Affordability of Property Taxes |
|Median Family Income |
|Short Commute Times |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
|People in Middle Class or Better |
|College Educated Adults |
|Low Rate of Poverty |
Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Sulphur: