Belle Chasse, LA 70037 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70037: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 871
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,960
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 105
  • Parish: Plaquemines Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.815, Longitude -90.01
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Belle Chasse, LA 70037 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,174
Population in Households 15,979
Population in Familes 13,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 267
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 5,628
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 4,327
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,526 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,102 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $261,125
Average Home Value $278,999


Median Household Income $62,989
Average Household Income $78,976
Per Capita Income $27,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.39%
Households 0.78% 0.46%
Families 0.63% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Belle Chasse, LA 70037 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70037 to the other 501 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 107 79th
Population Density1 # 137 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 245 52nd
Median Household Income # 27 95th
Per Capita Income # 85 83rd

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