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: Saint Bernard 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, 2017)


Total Population 19,766
Daytime Population: Workers 10,375
Daytime Population: Residents 10,928
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,303
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 19,700
Population in Familes 15,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 732
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $40,713
Average Household Income $55,688
Per Capita Income $21,060


Total Housing Units 9,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,001 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,441 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,795 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $137,485
Average Home Value $159,123


Total Households 7,442
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,789
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.28% 1.38%
Households 2.28% 1.37%
Families 1.99% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Chalmette, LA 70043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70043 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 93 82nd
Population Density # 85 83rd
Diversity Index # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 267 47th
Per Capita Income # 332 34th

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