Lake Charles, LA
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  • Radio Metros within the Lake Charles, LA MSA 
    Radio Metros within the Lake Charles DMA 
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    Service Ethnic Type Report Type Available Reports
    Nielsen General Market Condensed Sp/Fa; Fa/Sp
    Population Estimates (based on Persons 12+)
    Area Population Rank
    MSA 173,500 210
    DMA 227,100 173
    Nielsen Audio no longer publishes TSA data for all markets so we have removed this information from the website.
    Ethnic Composition (based on Persons 12+)
    Ethnic Group Population Pct.     Rank
    Black 45,600 26.28% 123
    Hispanic 9,600 5.53% 202
    Source: Nielsen’s Audio and Television Market Population Estimates; released annually

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    Louisiana CALCASIEU
    Source: Nielsen's MSA and DMA Country Definitions; released annually

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    KAOK-AM News/Talk 1,000/1400 Cumulus KRG-Eastman N/A
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    KBIU-FM Rhythmic CHR 35,000/103.3 Cumulus KRG-Eastman N/A
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    KBYS-FM Non-Commercial College 4,000/88.3 McNeese State Univ N/A N/A
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    KHLA-FM Classic Hits 30,000/92.9 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KITA-FM Non-Commercial 19,000/89.5 Ed. Media Foundation N/A 97.1
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    KJEF-AM Country 1,000/1290 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KJMH-FM Urban AC 50,000/107.5 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KKGB-FM Classic Rock 12,000/101.3 Cumulus KRG-Eastman N/A
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    KLCL-AM Talk 5,000/1470 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KNGT-FM Country 100,000/99.5 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KPPM-FM Gospel 57/93.5 CCW Entrprse Lk Chrls N/A N/A
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    KQLK-FM Country 50,000/97.9 Cumulus KRG-Eastman N/A
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    KRLR-FM Non-Commercial 16,000/89.1 Ed. Media Foundation Self N/A
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    KTSR-FM Urban Contemporary 13,500/92.1 Townsquare Media Inc KRG-Katz N/A
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    KYKZ-FM Country 100,000/96.1 Cumulus KRG-Eastman N/A
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    KYLC-FM Non-Commercial 80,000/87.1 American Family Assoc N/A N/A
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    KZWA-FM Urban AC 25,000/104.9 B & C Brdcst Loc Focus N/A
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