Belle Chasse, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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The Belle Chasse Census Designated Place had a population of 13,367 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Belle Chasse is located at latitude 29.8549 and longitude -89.9906 in Plaquemines Parish. The formal boundaries for the Belle Chasse Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 24.92 sq. miles and a water area of 3.46 sq. miles. Plaquemines Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Belle Chasse Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402677) 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 Belle Chasse Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plaquemines Parish.

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Belle Chasse, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,367
Population in Households 13,291
Population in Familes 11,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 537
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $60,189
Average Household Income $77,470
Per Capita Income $27,354


Total Housing Units 5,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,870 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,823 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $277,080
Average Home Value $294,049


Total Households 4,693
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 3,580
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 0.01%
Households 0.61% -0.01%
Families 0.42% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Belle Chasse, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Chasse to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 92nd
Population Density # 255 46th
Diversity Index # 253 47th
Median Household Income # 40 92nd
Per Capita Income # 81 83rd

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