Belle Chasse, Louisiana Population 2021

14,024
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Belle Chasse is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Belle Chasse has a 2020 population of 14,024. Belle Chasse is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,679 in 2010. Belle Chasse reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Belle Chasse is $91,695 with a poverty rate of 11.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,379 per month, and the median house value is $263,400. The median age in Belle Chasse is 35 years, 33 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Belle Chasse Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belle Chassewas:

  • White: 79.41%
  • Black or African American: 11.59%
  • Two or more races: 3.90%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle Chasse, Louisiana is 14,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,679.

Belle Chasse, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,13779.41%
Black or African American1,62511.59%
Two or More Races5473.90%
Asian3432.45%
Some Other Race2822.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.64%
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Belle Chasse Population by Race

Belle Chasse Population Pyramid $2021

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Belle Chasse Median Age

35


Total

33


Male

37.3


Female

Belle Chasse Adults

There are 9,913 adults, (1,498 of whom are seniors) in Belle Chasse.

Belle Chasse Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Chasse Sex Ratio

Female

6,674

47.59%

Male

7,350

52.41%

Belle Chasse Population by Age

Belle Chasse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belle Chasse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male38.5%61.5%
Female55.7%44.3%
All58.9%41.1%
Married61.1%38.9%
Non Family62%38%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belle Chasse Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0992.7258.9
Married2,9893.0861.1
Non Family9971.1762
Female7522.6855.7
Male3614.0538.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Belle Chasse Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3674.10%
9th to 12th Grade3573.99%
High School Graduate3,04233.97%
Some College2,27925.45%
Associates Degree6256.98%
Bachelors Degree1,66418.58%
Graduate Degree6216.93%
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Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8836,4541,875
Hispanic889743100
Black799758224
2+ Races302281
Asian27119086
Other Race20715969
Native American3822

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.33%.

Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,933$49,153$33,365
Less Than 9th Grade$22,250$22,290$19,833
High School Graduate$38,152$42,895$25,487
Some College$39,746$49,787$32,440
Bachelors Degree$53,740$53,401$53,908
Graduate Degree$67,063$125,326$48,819

$42,933

Average Earnings

$49,153

Average Male

$33,365

Average Female

Belle Chasse Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Chasse Language by Age

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Belle Chasse Language

88.58% of Belle Chasse residents speak only English, while 11.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Belle Chasse Language

Belle Chasse Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2491,18311.54%
Hispanic1,42733923.76%
Other25912949.81%
Native904044.44%

11.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Chasse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Chasse is Other, with 49.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Chasse is White, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.16%.

Belle Chasse Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.23%
High School12.86%
Some College9.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%

Belle Chasse Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.52%
Male Employed6.30%
Female Employed2.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Belle Chasse Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Chasse Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,653$91,695
Families$74,078$102,153
Married Families$93,105-
Non Families$37,117$41,479
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Income by Household Type

Belle Chasse Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Chasse Married by Age and Sex

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Belle Chasse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belle Chasse Marital Status by Race

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Belle Chasse Marital Status

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1,046

Number of Veterans

916

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War479
First Gulf War401
Vietnam208
Korea42
World War II21

Belle Chasse Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54532
65 to 74216
18 to 34166
75+101
55 to 6431

Belle Chasse Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White84811.30%
Hispanic15819.20%
2+ Races9832.45%
Black8713.74%
Other Race137.07%

Belle Chasse Veterans by Race

Belle Chasse Veterans by Education

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2.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Chasse Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Chasse Employment by Age

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Belle Chasse Employment by Race

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Belle Chasse Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.15%

Born in Belle Chasse

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Belle Chasse residents were born in the United States, with 60.15% having been born in Louisiana. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belle Chasse Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,0240.00%
202014,0240.00%
201914,0245343.96%
201813,490-95-0.70%
201713,585-124-0.90%
201613,709990.73%
201513,6104393.33%
201413,171-194-1.45%
201313,365970.73%
201213,268-658-4.72%
201113,9261,2479.84%
201012,6790.00%

Belle Chasse Population by Year