Chalmette, Louisiana Population 2020

23,602

Chalmette is a city located in Louisiana. Chalmette has a 2020 population of 23,602. Chalmette is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 40.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,751 in 2010. Chalmette reached it's highest population of 23,602 in 2018.

The average household income in Chalmette is $55,143 with a poverty rate of 21.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $937 per month, and the median house value is $144,800. The median age in Chalmette is 32.2 years, 30.8 years for males, and 32.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Chalmette Demographics

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

  • White: 69.36%
  • Black or African American: 21.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Asian: 3.19%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Chalmette, Louisiana is 23,602, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,37169.36%
Black or African American5,16221.87%
Two or More Races8143.45%
Asian7523.19%
Some Other Race3581.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native1310.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.06%

Chalmette Population Pyramid 2020

Chalmette Median Age

32.2


Total

30.8


Male

32.9


Female

Chalmette Adults

There are 16,867 adults, (2,121 of whom are seniors) in Chalmette.

Chalmette Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chalmette Sex Ratio

Female

11,879

50.33%

Male

11,723

49.67%

Chalmette Households and Families

Chalmette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chalmette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All55.6%44.4%
Male48.5%51.5%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female38.1%61.9%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5873.0755.6
Married2,7463.8676.6
Non Family2,4301.3546.8
Female1,8053.8538.1
Male6064.0648.5

3.74

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chalmette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8365.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,72711.58%
High School Graduate5,32235.68%
Some College3,93126.36%
Associates Degree1,1507.71%
Bachelors Degree1,4059.42%
Graduate Degree5433.64%

Chalmette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2758,5971,217
Black2,4882,087357
Hispanic1,4561,112210
Asian450315147
Multiple Races30324217
Other Race23818038
Native American9259
Islander1414

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 32.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,622$39,478$28,547
Less Than High School$21,646$25,869$17,454
High School Grad$32,116$38,078$25,093
Some College$32,363$45,595$27,117
Bachelors Degree$44,588$40,417$45,469
Graduate Degree$50,375$65,588$43,050

$33,622

Average Earnings

$39,478

Average Male

$28,547

Average Female

Chalmette Language

Chalmette Language by Age

Chalmette Language

87.35% of Chalmette residents speak only English, while 12.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.40% of the population.

Chalmette Poverty

Chalmette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2702,40216.83%
Black5,0041,80836.13%
Hispanic2,62149018.70%
Asian75215921.14%
Multiple80915318.91%
Other3589526.54%
Native1313526.72%

21.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.25%

Male Poverty Rate

23.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chalmette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chalmette is Black, with 36.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chalmette is White, with 16.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.48%
Some College17.26%
High School15.67%
Bachelors or Greater8.42%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Unemployed26.76%
Female Employed14.14%
Male Employed8.19%

Chalmette Income

Chalmette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,520$55,143
Families$48,129$60,209
Married Families$69,891$78,405
Non Families$32,059$39,394

Chalmette Marital Status

Chalmette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chalmette Married by Age and Sex

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

Chalmette Veterans

662

Number of Veterans

577

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam180
Second Gulf War156
First Gulf War147
Korea68
World War II17
Name Veterans % of Total
White5394.28%
Black1023.40%
Hispanic683.97%
Other166.20%
2 or More51.21%

$Chalmette Veterans by Education

11.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chalmette Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chalmette Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.92%

Born in Louisiana

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.11% of Chalmette residents were born in the United States, with 79.92% having been born in Louisiana. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,6020.00%
201923,6020.00%
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%