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
  • Parish: Saint Bernard Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.947, Longitude -89.964
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 889
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,316
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 316
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,000

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Chalmette, LA 70043 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,440
Population in Households 19,374
Population in Familes 14,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 1,329
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $41,786
Average Household Income $55,243
Per Capita Income $20,802


Total Housing Units 9,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,268 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,019 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,732 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $138,997
Average Home Value $162,441


Total Households 7,287
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,678
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 1.81% 0.51%
Households 1.76% 0.45%
Families 1.48% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Chalmette, LA 70043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70043 to the other 496 ZIP Codes 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 # 94 81st
Population Density # 61 88th
Diversity Index # 49 90th
Median Household Income # 238 52nd
Per Capita Income # 327 34th

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