Chackbay, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chackbay, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Chackbay Census Designated Place had a population of 5,480 as of July 1, 2017. Chackbay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chackbay is located at latitude 29.8585 and longitude -90.807 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Chackbay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Chackbay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402758) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chackbay Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chackbay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chackbay: Chackbaie, Chackbe, Chackby, Chagbay, Chagby, Chegbey, Chegby, Chicbay, Chockbay.

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Chackbay, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,480
Daytime Population: Workers 238
Daytime Population: Residents 3,441
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,679
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 5,480
Population in Familes 4,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $60,082
Average Household Income $69,527
Per Capita Income $24,923


Total Housing Units 2,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,709 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $136,418
Average Home Value $184,439


Total Households 1,963
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,544
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 0.79% 0.7%
Households 0.88% 0.76%
Families 0.83% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Chackbay, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chackbay to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 103 78th
Population Density # 388 19th
Diversity Index # 439 8th
Median Household Income # 48 90th
Per Capita Income # 136 72nd

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