Chalmette, LA

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2020 Population
23,111
3.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.9
0.305% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
24.8%
11% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$47,337
7.64% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$155,300
1.57% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
9,305
2.92% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Chalmette, LA had a population of 23.1k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $47,337. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Chalmette, LA declined from 23,851 to 23,111, a −3.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,976 to $47,337, a 7.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chalmette, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.75%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%).

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.

96.3% of the residents in Chalmette, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA are Nunez Community College (647 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Chalmette, LA was $155,300, and the homeownership rate was 60.5%.

Most people in Chalmette, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Chalmette, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Chalmette, LA is home to a population of 23.1k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.98% of Chalmette, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.38k people).

In 2020, there were 2.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14k people) in Chalmette, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2020 Citizenship
96.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.3% of Chalmette, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Chalmette, LA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chalmette, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14k ± 979
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.42k ± 588
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.56k ± 268
9.61%
Hispanic Population
2.22k people

In 2020, there were 2.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14k people) in Chalmette, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.61% of the people in Chalmette, LA are hispanic (2.22k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    32,181 ± 4,389 people
  2. Mexico
    26,555 ± 3,989 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,801 ± 3,360 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 32,181 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 26,555 and Vietnam with 18,801.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.98%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people
6.95%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.66k people

As of 2020, 5.98% of Chalmette, LA residents (1.38k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chalmette, LA was 6.95%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    256 ± 175
  2. Vietnam
    160 ± 78
  3. World War II
    110 ± 113

Chalmette, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Chalmette, LA employs 9.31k people. The largest industries in Chalmette, LA are Retail Trade (1,535 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,271 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (839 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,766), Manufacturing ($66,587), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($63,750).

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,885. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.31k
2020 Value
± 699
−2.92%
1 Year decline
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Chalmette, LA declined at a rate of −2.92%, from 9.59k employees to 9.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chalmette, LA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,365 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (945 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (933 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

9.31k
2020 Value
± 699
−2.92%
1 Year decline
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Chalmette, LA declined at a rate of −2.92%, from 9.59k employees to 9.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chalmette, LA, are Retail Trade (1,535 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,271 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (839 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

$43,167
Median earning men ± $3,943
$29,312
Median earning women ± $4,493

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,828), Manufacturing ($69,948), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,828).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,198), Information ($49,038), and Public Administration ($41,471).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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In 2020, universities in Chalmette, LA awarded 647 degrees. The student population of Chalmette, LA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 768 male students and 1,398 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chalmette, LA are White (269 and 42.3%), followed by Black or African American (266 and 41.8%), Hispanic or Latino (41 and 6.45%), and Two or More Races (29 and 4.56%).

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nunez Community College (647 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chalmette, LA are Paralegal (63 and 9.74%), General Studies (56 and 8.66%), and Other Industrial Production Technology (47 and 7.26%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,166 students enrolled in Chalmette, LA, 35.5% men and 64.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 929 records, of which 54.8% were women and 45.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 44 degree-majors awarded
  2. 44 degree-majors awarded
  3. 34 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Chalmette, LA was Industrial Technology with 44 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
647 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nunez Community College with 647 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 263 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chalmette, LA, which is 0.685 times less than the 384 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 269 degrees mean that there were 1.01 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 266 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 2020.

Public, 2-year ($920) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.761% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (825k), and Secondary Education (634k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Chalmette, LA was $155,300 in 2020, which is 0.676 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $152,900 to $155,300, a 1.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Chalmette, LA is 60.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Chalmette, LA have an average commute time of 29.6 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 $47,337. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Chalmette, LA was Census Tract 302.07 with a value of $66,696, followed by Census Tract 302.06 and Census Tract 308, with respective values of $56,176 and $50,250.

Property

$155,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,532
$4,638
Median Property Taxes
±$471

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

60.5%
Homeownership
2020
71.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 60.5% of the housing units in Chalmette, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 302.07
  2. Census Tract 302.06
  3. Census Tract 308

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chalmette, LA was Census Tract 302.07 with a value of $66,696, followed by Census Tract 302.06 and Census Tract 308, with respective values of $56,176 and $50,250.

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.
$47,337
Median Household Income
± $5,939
7.67k
Number of Households
± 627

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.67k households in Chalmette, LA grew to $47,337 from the previous year's value of $43,976.

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.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.21%)

In 2020, 81.8% of workers in Chalmette, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.53%) and those who worked at home (3.21%).

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

29.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chalmette, LA have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.84% 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

24.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chalmette, LA (5.65k out of 22.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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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88.2% of the population of Chalmette, LA has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 37.5% on Medicaid, 7.28% on Medicare, 8.46% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in St. Bernard Parish, LA see 4247 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.07% decrease from the previous year (4620 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3150 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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4,247 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 4,247 patients per year. This represents a 8.07% decrease from the previous year (4,620 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.2% under 18 years, 26% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.8%
Uninsured
33.4%
Employer Coverage
37.5%
Medicaid
7.28%
Medicare
8.46%
Non-Group
1.58%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chalmette, LA declined by 11.8% from 13.4% to 11.8%.

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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