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Population (year 2000): 9,848
Males: 4,871 (49.5%), Females: 4,977 (50.5%)

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Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $47,271 (year 2000)
Median house value: $146,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Belle Chasse:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: French (25.4%), German (14.0%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (11.1%), United States (8.2%), English (7.7%).

New! Chasse, Louisiana forum

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 25.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Belle Chasse

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belle Chasse CDP

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (9.3 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (370.0 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.9 miles Timberlane, LA (4.1 miles Terrytown, LA (5.5 miles Woodmere, LA (5.6 miles Harvey, LA (5.9 miles Gretna, LA (6.9 miles Chalmette, LA (7.3 miles Arabi, LA (7.5 miles Estelle,

Latitude: 29.85 N, Longitude: 90.00 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,452 (+45.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,579 (35.5%)

Average climate in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belle Chasse-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Belle Chasse city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 tornado 33.0 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Henry - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: May 17, 1983).


Hospitals/medical centers near Belle Chasse:
  • HEALTHWEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GRETNA, LA)
  • MEADOWCREST HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GRETNA, LA)
  • CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; CHALMETTE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belle Chasse:
  • LAKEFRONT (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 20 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 52 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belle Chasse:
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • SOUTH LAFOURCHE (about 34 miles; GALLIANO, LA; ID: L49)

Amtrak station near Belle Chasse:
  • 9 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Chasse:
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 14 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
Public high school in Belle Chasse:
  • BELLE CHASSE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 736; Location: 8346 HIGHWAY 23; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belle Chasse:
  • BELLE CHASSE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 900; Location: 539 F EDWARD HEBERT BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BELLE CHASSE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 13476 HIGHWAY 23; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Students: 7; Location: 251 F. EDWARD HEBERT BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Belle Chasse:
  • OUR LADY PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 8970 HIGHWAY 23; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable location: Bayou Barriere Golf Course (A).


Belle Chasse compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Chasse:
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKNO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: ROBERT C. BLAKES ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Chasse:
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Chasse:
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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