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Population (year 2000): 32,069
Males: 15,593 (48.6%), Females: 16,476 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $36,699 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Chalmette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (27.5%), Italian (22.4%), German (19.1%), Irish (12.7%), United States (6.7%), English (4.5%).

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Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Chalmette,

For population 25 years and over in Chalmette

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chalmette CDP

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

3.7% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (7.0 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (372.7 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.7 miles Arabi, LA (3.2 miles Meraux, LA (5.4 miles Violet, LA (5.5 miles Terrytown, LA (6.5 miles Timberlane, LA (6.7 miles Gretna, Chasse, LA Belle (6.9 miles Orleans, LA New (7.0 miles

Latitude: 29.95 N, Longitude: 89.96 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (10.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,525 (-11.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,156 (29.0%)

Average climate in Chalmette, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chalmette-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Chalmette city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 tornado 36.9 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Chalmette:
  • CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER (9001 PATRICIA STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Chalmette:
  • ST CLAUDE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA)
  • HEALTHWEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; GRETNA, LA)
  • MEADOWCREST HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; GRETNA, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chalmette:
  • LAKEFRONT (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 21 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 46 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chalmette:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • SLIDELL (about 29 miles; SLIDELL, LA; ID: ASD)

Amtrak station near Chalmette:
  • 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.

College/University in Chalmette:
  • ELAINE P NUNEZ COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,276; Location: 3710 PARIS RD; Public; Website: www.nunez.cc.la.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chalmette:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,217)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • 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)
Public high schools in Chalmette:
  • ANDREW JACKSON FUNDAMENTAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,193; Location: 201 8TH STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • CHALMETTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 1100 EAST JUDGE PEREZ DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chalmette:
  • CHALMETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 75 EAST CHALMETTE CIRCLE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LACOSTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 710; Location: 1101 EAST JUDGE PEREZ DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • C.F. ROWLEY SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 49 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Chalmette:
  • OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR SCHO (Students: 725; Location: 2305 FENELON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARK CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SC (Students: 611; Location: 1625 MISSOURI STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHALMETTE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 292; Location: 209 MAGNOLIA; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Chalmette:
  • ST. BERNARD PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,063,115; Location: 1125 EAST ST. BERNARD HWY; 107,215 books; 1,107 audio materials; 1,665 video materials; 138 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Chalmette: Chalmette Battlefield (A), Saint Bernard Parish Courthouse (B), Saint Bernard Parish Library (C), St. Bernard Parish Civic Auditorium (D).

Shopping Centers: Carolyn Park Shopping Center (1), Park Plaza Shopping Center (2), Paris Road Shopping Center (3), Chalmette Cinema Shopping Center (4), Eastgate Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Chalmette include: Assembly of God Tabernacle (A), First Baptist Church (B), Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church (C), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (D), Saint Bernard United Methodist Church (E), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (F).

Cemeteries: Saint Bernard Memorial Gardens (1), Chalmette National Cemetery (2), Ellen Cemetery (3).

Parks in Chalmette include: Pakenham Oaks (1), Spotts Monument (2), Sydney D Torres Memorial Park (3), Valreiss Park (4), Chalmette Monument (5).

Post office: (A).  


Chalmette compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chalmette:
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chalmette:
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, 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.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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 Chalmette:
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE 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)
  • 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.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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