Belle Chasse is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Belle Chasse Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plaquemines Parish at latitude 29.8549 and longitude -89.9906. Plaquemines Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Belle Chasse Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 24.92 sq. miles and a water area of 3.46 sq. miles.Photos of the local Belle Chasse, LA area
|Population in Households||13,425|
|Population in Familes||11,697|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||76|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,199 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,848 (54.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,952 (37.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||399 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$326,063|
|Average Home Value||$378,055|
|Median Household Income||$57,529|
|Average Household Income||$75,261|
|Per Capita Income||$26,831|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.15%|
|Per Capita Income||1.59%|
The table below compares Belle Chasse 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.
|Total Population||# 35||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 254||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 281||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 46||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 60||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.