According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chalmette has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Louisiana, Chalmette has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.
The standard of living in Chalmette ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Chalmette ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Pelican State.
|Living Expense||Chalmette||Louisiana||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Louisiana, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Chalmette||New Orleans, LA||389,648||100||1.1x||Metairie, LA||143,481||102||1.1x||Kenner, LA||66,910||97||1.1x||Marrero, LA||32,088||91||1.0x||Terrytown, LA||24,244||96||1.0x||Harvey, LA||20,712||93||1.0x||Gretna, LA||17,797||95||1.0x||Estelle, LA||17,099||95||1.0x||Belle Chasse, LA||13,490||108||1.2x||Timberlane, LA||10,192||97||1.1x|