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Chalmette
  • Suburb of New Orleans, LA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Chalmette is a suburb of New Orleans with a population of 23,111. Chalmette is in St. Bernard Parish. Living in Chalmette offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chalmette there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Chalmette and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Chalmette are highly rated.

About

About Chalmette...
Population
23,111

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$155,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$961
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Chalmette Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  11%

Working in Chalmette

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,337
National
$64,994

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