Chalmette, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,890 housing units in Chalmette. This represents a 4.1% growth from 12,380 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,890 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chalmette is about 68.7%. Chalmette's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chalmette were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom7.20%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms50.40%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$89,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$91,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$329

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan4.60%
Simple Mortgage45.60%
Debt Free43.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.2%