Living in Chalmette, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Chalmette SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
6

Chalmette, LA Cost Of Living

92
Chalmette's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Chalmette, Louisiana Info Snack

Chalmette is a census-designated place (CDP) in, and the parish seat of, St. Bernard Parish, in southeast Louisiana, United States. The 2010 census reported that Chalmette had 16,751 people. The 2011 population is listed as 17,119; however, the pre-Katrina population was 32,069 at the 2000 census. The population hence declined by 46% between 2000 and 2010. Chalmette is part of the New OrleansĀ–MetairieĀ–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. Chalmette is located east of downtown New Orleans and south of Arabi, towards Lake Borgne.
Population
23,602
Unemployment
11.1%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$144,800
Median Income
$43,520
Median Rent
$937

Chalmette, LA Photos

Rankings for Chalmette in Louisiana

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Map Of Chalmette, LA

Population over time in Chalmette

Year Population % Change
2017 23,602 3.0%
2016 22,907 2.5%
2015 22,345 4.9%
2014 21,311 10.0%
2013 19,375 7.5%
2012 18,019 8.1%
2011 16,663 14.8%
2010 14,514 16.6%
2009 12,453 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chalmette

White
61.2% (14,448)
African American
21.5% (5,068)
American Indian
0.2% (47)
Asian
3.1% (723)
Hawaiian
0.1% (14)
Other
0.6% (151)
Two Or More
2.2% (521)
Hispanic
11.1% (2,630)
Race Chalmette LA USA
White 61.2% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 21.5% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.1% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Chalmette, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
9.5% (224,914)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (168,607)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (332,860)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (215,270)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (381,700)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (405,343)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (319,484)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (222,114)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (58,795)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (31,108)
Income Chalmette LA USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Chalmette

Female
50.3% (11,879)
Male
49.7% (11,723)
Gender Chalmette LA USA
Female 50.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chalmette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,180)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (2,832)
High School / GED
36.0% (8,496)
Some College
26.0% (6,136)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,888)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (2,124)
Master's Degree
3.0% (708)
Professional Degree
1.0% (236)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Chalmette LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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