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Chackbay, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Chackbay is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Chackbay Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lafourche Parish at latitude 29.8835 and longitude -90.7973. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Chackbay Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 28.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chackbay: Chackbaie, Chackbe, Chackby, Chagbay, Chagby, Chegbey, Chegby, Chicbay, Chockbay.

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Chackbay, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,385
Population in Households 5,385
Population in Familes 4,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 189
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,932
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,526
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,689 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $190,147
Average Home Value $210,044


Median Household Income $52,798
Average Household Income $62,738
Per Capita Income $22,506
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 0.66%
Households 1.13% 0.68%
Families 1.14% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chackbay, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chackbay to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 78th
Population Density1 # 388 18th
Diversity Index2 # 439 7th
Median Household Income # 68 86th
Per Capita Income # 158 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.