Chalmette, LA

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2022 Population
22,192
0.96% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.6
2.67% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
25.6%
5.63% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,655
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$192,800
17.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,260
2.51% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chalmette, LA had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $55,655. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chalmette, LA grew from 21,981 to 22,192, a 0.96% increase and its median household income grew from $49,047 to $55,655, a 13.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chalmette, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.29%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.03%).

None of the households in Chalmette, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Chalmette, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA are Nunez Community College (473 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Chalmette, LA was $192,800, and the homeownership rate was 61.4%.

Most people in Chalmette, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chalmette, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chalmette, LA is home to a population of 22.2k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.18% of Chalmette, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.15k people).

In 2022, there were 2.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Chalmette, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 953 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Chalmette, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chalmette, LA was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chalmette, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 869
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.87k ± 518
  3. White (Hispanic)
    953 ± 254
8.58%
Hispanic Population
1.91k people

In 2022, there were 2.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Chalmette, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 953 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.58% of the people in Chalmette, LA are hispanic (1.91k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chalmette, LA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    36,279 ± 4,658 people
  2. Mexico
    23,092 ± 3,722 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,064 ± 3,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 36,279 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 23,092 and Vietnam with 18,064.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.18%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.15k people
5.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.14k people

As of 2022, 5.18% of Chalmette, LA residents (1.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chalmette, LA was 5.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    256 ± 116
  2. Vietnam
    182 ± 83
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    125 ± 80

Chalmette, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chalmette, LA employs 9.26k people. The largest industries in Chalmette, LA are Retail Trade (1,273 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,241 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (868 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($82,813), Public Administration ($64,474), and Finance & Insurance ($60,912).

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,789. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.26k
2022 Value
± 697
2.51%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chalmette, LA grew at a rate of 2.51%, from 9.03k employees to 9.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chalmette, LA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,184 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (879 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (875 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chalmette, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.26k
2022 Value
± 697
2.51%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chalmette, LA grew at a rate of 2.51%, from 9.03k employees to 9.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chalmette, LA, are Retail Trade (1,273 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,241 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (868 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chalmette, LA, though some of these residents may live in Chalmette, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,917
Median earning men ± $5,043
$33,640
Median earning women ± $2,789

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($90,536), Public Administration ($67,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,877).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($90,000), Public Administration ($55,521), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,636).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Chalmette, LA awarded 473 degrees. The student population of Chalmette, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 873 male students and 1,520 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chalmette, LA are White (237 and 51%), followed by Black or African American (168 and 36.1%), Hispanic or Latino (28 and 6.02%), and Asian (15 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nunez Community College (473 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chalmette, LA are Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology (70 and 14.8%), Other Industrial Production Technology (62 and 13.1%), and General Studies (45 and 9.51%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,393 students enrolled in Chalmette, LA, 36.5% men and 63.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 972 records, of which 71.7% were women and 28.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Chalmette, LA was Other Industrial Production Technology with 45 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Chalmette, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
473 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nunez Community College with 473 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 239 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chalmette, LA, which is 1.02 times more than the 234 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 237 degrees mean that there were 1.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 168 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,335) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($920) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chalmette, LA was $192,800 in 2022, which is 0.684 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,000 to $192,800, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Chalmette, LA is 61.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chalmette, LA have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chalmette, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chalmette, LA is $55,655. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Chalmette, LA was Census Tract 302.07 with a value of $70,855, followed by Census Tract 306.01 and Census Tract 302.06, with respective values of $70,078 and $66,890.

Property

$192,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,594
$4,849
Median Property Taxes
±$481

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chalmette, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Chalmette, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

61.4%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.4% of the housing units in Chalmette, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 302.07
  2. Census Tract 306.01
  3. Census Tract 302.06

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chalmette, LA was Census Tract 302.07 with a value of $70,855, followed by Census Tract 306.01 and Census Tract 302.06, with respective values of $70,078 and $66,890.

The following map shows all of the places in Chalmette, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,655
Median Household Income
± $4,922
7.9k
Number of Households
± 616

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.9k households in Chalmette, LA grew to $55,655 from the previous year's value of $49,047.

The following chart displays the households in Chalmette, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chalmette, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.35%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.24%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Chalmette, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.35%) and those who worked at home (5.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chalmette, LA have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.06% of the workforce in Chalmette, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chalmette, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chalmette, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chalmette, LA (5.61k out of 21.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chalmette, LA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Chalmette, LA has health coverage, with 32.9% on employee plans, 37.8% on Medicaid, 8.92% on Medicare, 9.09% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Bernard Parish, LA see 4295 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (4247 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3176 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 291 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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4,295 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Bernard Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in St. Bernard Parish, LA see an average of 4,295 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (4,247 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Bernard Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
32.9%
Employer Coverage
37.8%
Medicaid
8.92%
Medicare
9.09%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chalmette, LA declined by 7.16% from 10.9% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chalmette, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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