Chalmette, LA 70043 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70043: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chalmette, LA 70043

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 857
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,823
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 397
  • Parish: St. Bernard Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.947, Longitude -89.964
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chalmette, LA 70043 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,904
Population in Households 19,834
Population in Familes 15,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 7,463
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,817
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,964 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,499 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,817 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $133,508
Average Home Value $154,465


Median Household Income $40,228
Average Household Income $54,054
Per Capita Income $20,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.04% 2.85%
Households 2.98% 2.78%
Families 2.7% 2.61%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Chalmette, LA 70043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70043 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 # 91 82nd
Population Density1 # 87 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 51 90th
Median Household Income # 260 48th
Per Capita Income # 342 32nd

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