Chalmette employment information

Income per capita$21,822$24,775$28,555
Median household income$43,039$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,844$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,889$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$34,638$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$26,301$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chalmette is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chalmette is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chalmette is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chalmette is 24% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Chalmette median earnings by income bracket

Chalmette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.8%1.6%
Manufacturing sector12.5%1.8%
Financial & insurance services1.9%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%15.5%
Public administration6.0%7.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%3.8%
Education, health & social services7.2%29.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lafourche Crossing, LA2,301$74,15239%
Meraux, LA6,627$65,13322%
Belle Chasse, LA13,171$63,23818%
Harahan, LA9,324$62,58217%
Elmwood, LA4,758$58,2229%
Chalmette, LA19,375$43,03920%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mandan, ND19,381$55,3684%
Alsip, IL19,385$53,5840%
Bethany, OK19,390$42,38721%
Alice, TX19,358$41,62122%
DeBary, FL19,404$52,2582%
Chalmette, LA19,375$43,03920%
Source: The Chalmette, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.