The Chalmette Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Bernard Parish at latitude 29.944 and longitude -89.966. St. Bernard Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal official name is the Chalmette Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Chalmette, Louisiana.
The U5 Census Class Code for Chalmette indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The formal boundaries for the Chalmette Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.71 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chalmette: Port Chalmette.
|Population in Households||20,114|
|Population in Familes||15,547|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||73|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,478 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,141 (43.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,456 (36.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,881 (19.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$119,324|
|Average Home Value||$127,856|
|Median Household Income||$37,819|
|Average Household Income||$50,452|
|Per Capita Income||$19,286|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.18%|
|Per Capita Income||2.06%|
The table below compares Chalmette 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||# 22||96th|
|Population Density1||# 20||96th|
|Diversity Index2||# 40||92nd|
|Median Household Income||# 249||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 290||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.