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Starks, Louisiana
Starks, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Starks, Louisiana
Starks, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country  United States
State  Louisiana
Parish Calcasieu
Area
 • Total 3.43 sq mi (8.88 km2)
 • Land 3.43 sq mi (8.88 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
31 ft (9 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 659
 • Density 192.18/sq mi (74.20/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP Codes
70661
Area Code 337
FIPS code 22-72975

Starks is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 664. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Lake Charles and about 5 miles (8 km) from the Texas and Louisiana border. Starks is known for its annual Mayhaw Festival to celebrate the fruit that grows in the bayous along the Texas/Louisiana border.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 659
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Starks racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 602 91.35%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 25 3.79%
Native American 4 0.61%
Other/Mixed 25 3.79%
Hispanic or Latino 3 0.46%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 659 people, 166 households, and 84 families residing in the CDP.

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