Chalmette, Louisiana Population 2021

23,851
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Chalmette is a city located in St. Bernard Parish Louisiana. Chalmette has a 2020 population of 23,851. Chalmette is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 42.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,751 in 2010. Chalmette reached it's highest population of 23,851 in 2019.

The average household income in Chalmette is $55,285 with a poverty rate of 22.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $960 per month, and the median house value is $152,900. The median age in Chalmette is 32.8 years, 31.7 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Chalmette Demographics

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

  • White: 68.83%
  • Black or African American: 22.17%
  • Asian: 3.40%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Chalmette, Louisiana is 23,851 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,751.

Chalmette, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,41768.83%
Black or African American5,28722.17%
Asian8113.40%
Two or More Races7353.08%
Some Other Race4581.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1280.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.06%
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Chalmette Population by Race

Chalmette Population Pyramid $2021

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Chalmette Median Age

32.8


Total

31.7


Male

33.5


Female

Chalmette Adults

There are 17,157 adults, (2,178 of whom are seniors) in Chalmette.

Chalmette Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chalmette Sex Ratio

Female

12,214

51.21%

Male

11,637

48.79%

Chalmette Population by Age

Chalmette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chalmette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All56%44%
Male48.7%51.3%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female41.6%58.4%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chalmette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5443.1256
Married2,6843.8874.3
Non Family2,4281.3248.4
Female1,836441.6
Male5964.3948.7

3.82

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Chalmette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8555.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,08613.74%
High School Graduate4,71331.05%
Some College4,57630.15%
Associates Degree1,2017.91%
Bachelors Degree1,2348.13%
Graduate Degree5123.37%
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Chalmette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chalmette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,5238,4681,059
Black2,5472,189342
Hispanic1,339983172
Asian496366161
Other Race29422744
2+ Races27023112
Native American10357
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.46%.

Chalmette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,481$39,606$27,985
Less Than 9th Grade$25,350$30,115$18,089
High School Graduate$31,004$37,104$21,602
Some College$33,368$43,125$27,917
Bachelors Degree$45,691$47,991$44,560
Graduate Degree$54,327$60,536$53,750

$32,481

Average Earnings

$39,606

Average Male

$27,985

Average Female

Chalmette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chalmette Language by Age

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Chalmette Language

88.55% of Chalmette residents speak only English, while 11.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

Chalmette Language

Chalmette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4082,65918.46%
Black5,1491,85235.97%
Hispanic2,52954221.43%
Multiple73017824.38%
Asian81111313.93%
Other4589220.09%
Native1281713.28%

22.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.60%

Male Poverty Rate

24.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chalmette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chalmette is Black, with 35.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chalmette is Native, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.07%.

Chalmette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.02%
Some College18.64%
High School16.05%
Bachelors or Greater10.02%

Chalmette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.40%
Male Unemployed25.56%
Female Employed13.09%
Male Employed8.41%

Chalmette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chalmette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,976$55,285
Families$49,405$60,975
Married Families$69,088-
Non Families$27,792$37,549
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Income by Household Type

Chalmette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chalmette Married by Age and Sex

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Chalmette 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.

Chalmette Marital Status by Race

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Chalmette Marital Status

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660

Number of Veterans

612

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War160
First Gulf War156
Korea63
World War II

Chalmette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64183
35 to 54172
65 to 74135
18 to 3486
75+84

Chalmette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5314.18%
Black1033.30%
Hispanic201.24%
Other Race195.96%
2+ Races71.91%

Chalmette Veterans by Race

Chalmette Veterans by Education

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9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chalmette Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chalmette Employment by Age

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Chalmette Employment by Race

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Chalmette 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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80.84%

Born in Chalmette

93.05%

Native Born

6.95%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.05% of Chalmette residents were born in the United States, with 80.84% having been born in Louisiana. 3.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chalmette Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,8510.00%
202023,8510.00%
201923,8512491.05%
201823,6026953.03%
201722,9075622.52%
201622,3451,0344.85%
201521,3111,9369.99%
201419,3751,3567.53%
201318,0191,3568.14%
201216,6632,14914.81%
201114,514-2,237-13.35%
201016,7510.00%

Chalmette Population by Year