Chalmette, LA

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Population

22,907

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

20.3%


Median Age

31.8


Median Household Income

$43,590

2.37% growth

Number of Employees

9,276

1.49% growth

Median Property Value

$141,300

4.82% growth

About

In 2017, Chalmette, LA had a population of 22.9k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $43,590. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chalmette, LA grew from 22,345 to 22,907, a 2.52% increase and its median household income grew from $42,581 to $43,590, a 2.37% increase.

The population of Chalmette, LA is 62.2% White Alone, 19% Black or African American Alone, and 12.1% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Chalmette, LA speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA are Nunez Community College (711 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Chalmette, LA is $141,300, and the homeownership rate is 57.7%. Most people in Chalmette, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chalmette, LA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Chalmette, LA employs 9.28k people. The largest industries in Chalmette, LA are Retail Trade (1,204 people), Construction (1,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,033 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,882), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,690), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,525).

Median household income in Chalmette, LA is $43,590. Males in Chalmette, LA have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Chalmette, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,590

2017 value

± $3,015

2.37%

1 Year Growth

± 9.47%

Households in Chalmette, LA have a median annual income of $43,590, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,581 in 2016, which represents a 2.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488

Average Male Salary

± $1,557

$40,269

Average Female Salary

± $1,025

In 2017, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.55 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Louisiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,337 ± $8,658

  2. White

    $51,901 ± $1,178

  3. American Indian

    $39,423 ± $9,186

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Louisiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chalmette, LA is from Louisiana.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 302.06

  2. Census Tract 302.07

  3. Census Tract 307

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chalmette, LA was Census Tract 302.06 with a value of $68,636, followed by Census Tract 302.07 and Census Tract 307, with respective values of $57,480 and $48,000.

The following map shows all of the places in Chalmette, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chalmette, LA (4.59k out of 22.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,646 ± 342

  2. Black

    1,487 ± 237

  3. Hispanic

    680 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chalmette, LA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.28k

2017 Value

± 599

1.49%

1 Year growth

± 8.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chalmette, LA grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 9.14k employees to 9.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chalmette, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,364 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,056 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,050 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chalmette, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chalmette, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,364 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,056 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,050 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chalmette, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.29 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.85 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chalmette, LA, by median earnings, are Community & Social Service Occupations ($67,552), Management Occupations ($54,335), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($54,335).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.28k

2017 Value

± 599

1.49%

1 Year growth

± 8.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chalmette, LA grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 9.14k employees to 9.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chalmette, LA, are Retail Trade (1,204 people), Construction (1,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,033 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chalmette, LA, though some of these residents may live in Chalmette, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Chalmette, LA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,204 people), Construction (1,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,033 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chalmette, LA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.31 times higher than expected), Construction (1.9 times), and Public Administration (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chalmette, LA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($70,882), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,690), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,525).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $79.9B

  2. $78.1B

  3. $43.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $79.9B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($78.1B) and Basic chemicals ($43.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$395B

2020 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

20.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $395B. This is expected to increase 20.5% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $41.9B

  2. $38.6B

  3. $13.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $41.9B, followed by Mississippi with $38.6B and Florida and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.5% of the population of Chalmette, LA has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 6.76% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.854% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Chalmette, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Chalmette, LA see 5676 patients per year on average, which represents a 27.8% increase from the previous year (4441 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3514 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 284 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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5,676 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in St. Bernard Parish, LA see an average of 5,676 patients per year. This represents a 27.8% increase from the previous year (4,441 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Bernard Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.5%

Uninsured

40.6%

Employer Coverage

26.9%

Medicaid

6.76%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

0.854%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chalmette, LA declined by 0.66% from 12.6% to 12.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chalmette, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Chalmette, LA is home to a population of 22.9k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.02% of Chalmette, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.84k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chalmette, LA is composed of 14.3k White Alone residents (62.2%), 4.35k Black or African American Alone residents (19%), 2.77k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.1%), 852 Asian Alone residents (3.72%), 424 Two or More Races residents (1.85%), 145 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.633%), 101 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.441%), and 14 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0611%).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chalmette, LA was 31.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Chalmette, LA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Chalmette, LA residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.02%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.84k people

8.16%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.82k people

As of 2017, 8.02% of Chalmette, LA residents (1.84k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chalmette, LA was 8.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Chalmette, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    31,305 ± 4,329 people

  2. Honduras

    26,985 ± 4,021 people

  3. Vietnam

    19,764 ± 3,444 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Mexico, the natal country of 31,305 Louisiana residents, followed by Honduras with 26,985 and Vietnam with 19,764.

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Citizenship

95.6%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.6% of Chalmette, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chalmette, LA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.3k ± 589

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.35k ± 387

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.77k ± 473

In 2017, there were 3.28 times more White Alone residents (14.3k people) in Chalmette, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.35k Black or African American Alone and 2.77k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Chalmette, LA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    205 ± 83

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    135 ± 69

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    113 ± 76

Chalmette, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Chalmette, LA awarded 711 degrees. The student population of Chalmette, LA is skewed towards women, with 903 male students and 1,696 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chalmette, LA are Black or African American (297 and 41.9%), followed by White (297 and 41.9%), Hispanic or Latino (59 and 8.33%), and Two or More Races (25 and 3.53%).

The largest universities in Chalmette, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nunez Community College (711 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chalmette, LA are Industrial Technology (241 and 33.9%), General Studies (97 and 13.6%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (87 and 12.2%).

The median tuition costs in Chalmette, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 87 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Chalmette, LA was Industrial Technology with 130 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Chalmette, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

711 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Chalmette, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nunez Community College with 711 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

328

Degrees Awarded to Men

383

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 328 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chalmette, LA, which is 0.856 times less than the 383 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Chalmette, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    297 degrees awarded

  2. White

    297 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    59 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chalmette, LA were to Black or African American students. These 297 degrees mean that there were 1 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 297 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chalmette, LA was $141,300 in 2017, which is 0.615 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $134,800 to $141,300, a 4.82% increase. The homeownership rate in Chalmette, LA is 57.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chalmette, LA have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chalmette, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$141,300

2017 Median

± $4,227

$134,800

2016 Median

± $3,703

In 2017, the median property value in Chalmette, LA grew to to $141,300 from the previous year's value of $134,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chalmette, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chalmette, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$43,590

Median Household Income

± $3,015

7.42k

Number of Households

± 446

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.42k households in Chalmette, LA grew to $43,590 from the previous year's value of $42,581.

The following chart displays the households in Chalmette, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chalmette, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chalmette, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.7%

2017 Homeownership

56.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.7% of the housing units in Chalmette, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chalmette, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chalmette, LA have a longer commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.51% of the workforce in Chalmette, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    9.62%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chalmette, LA was Drove Alone (84.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.62%) and those who Worked At Home (1.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chalmette, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chalmette, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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