Belle Chasse, Louisiana Population 2024

10,781

Belle Chasse is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Belle Chasse has a 2024 population of 10,781. Belle Chasse is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,241 in 2020.

The average household income in Belle Chasse is $117,032 with a poverty rate of 5.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belle Chasse is 39.2 years, 37 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Belle Chasse Demographics

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

  • White: 79.96%
  • Black or African American: 11.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.2%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Asian: 1.86%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
24.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
432.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.27% (540)
The current population of Belle Chasse, Louisiana is 10,781 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,241.

Belle Chasse, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,62079.96%
Black or African American1,19211.06%
Two or more races5615.2%
Other race2071.92%
Asian2011.86%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belle Chasse Population by Race

Belle Chasse Population Pyramid 2024

Belle Chasse Median Age

39.2

Total

37

Male

40.6

Female

Belle Chasse Adults

There are 8,259 adults, (1,714 of whom are seniors) in Belle Chasse.

Belle Chasse Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Chasse Sex Ratio

Female5,54551.43%
Male5,23648.57%

Belle Chasse Population by Age

Belle Chasse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7942.8377.522.5
Married2,5963.2586.313.7
Non Family7651.0648.651.4
Female3093.6474.425.6
Male1243.0278.221.8
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belle Chasse Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.61%.

Belle Chasse Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,633

Average Earnings

$71,914

Average Male

$31,090

Average Female

Belle Chasse Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Chasse Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belle Chasse Language

89.47% of Belle Chasse residents speak only English, while 10.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.09% of the population.

Belle Chasse Language

Belle Chasse Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,5635386.28%
Hispanic7219413.04%
Black1,175433.66%
Other2073918.84%
Multiple561122.14%
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5.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.14%

Male Poverty Rate

7.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Chasse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Chasse is Other, with 18.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Chasse is Multiple, with 2.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.57%.

Belle Chasse Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.22%
Less Than 9th Grade9.21%
High School7.19%
Some College3.86%
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Belle Chasse Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.57%
Male Unemployed8.13%
Male Employed1.44%
Female Unemployed
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Belle Chasse Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Chasse Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belle Chasse Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Chasse Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belle Chasse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Belle Chasse Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belle Chasse Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

869

Number of Veterans

858

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Belle Chasse Veterans by War

count

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Belle Chasse Veterans by Age

count

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Belle Chasse Veterans by Race

Belle Chasse Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Chasse Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Chasse Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Chasse Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Chasse Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.2%

Born in Belle Chasse

96.47%

Native Born

3.53%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.47% of Belle Chasse residents were born in the United States, with 81.2% having been born in Louisiana. 1.33% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202410,781
202310,781
202210,7813753.6%
202110,4061651.61%
202010,241-3,783-26.98%
201914,0245343.96%
201813,490-95-0.7%
201713,585-124-0.9%
201613,709990.73%
201513,6104393.33%
201413,171-194-1.45%
201313,365970.73%
201213,268-658-4.72%
201113,9261,2479.84%
201012,679
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Belle Chasse Population by Year