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ZIP Code 70043

Primary City:Chalmette, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Bernard Parish
Timezone: Central (12:11am)
Area code: 504 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.96, -89.95
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 70043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 70043. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 70043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 70043, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Chalmette, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 70043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 70043 is located in southeast Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 70043 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 70043 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,760
Population Density 2,156 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,958
Median Home Value $129,700
Land Area 7.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,311
Median Household Income $39,461

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57446631,407
5-95795441,123
10-145315381,069
15-196025011,103
20-247757851,560
25-299088191,727
30-346765881,264
35-395525161,068
40-44533454987
45-496025591,161
50-546175441,161
55-59492462954
60-64342333675
65-69191246437
70-74168205373
75-79128178306
80-84108132240
85 Plus5194145

Gender

 Male 8,599 51%
 Female 8,161 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,734 76.0%
 Black Or African American 2,207 13.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 101 0.6%
 Asian 502 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 651 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 549 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24149365514
25-345998211,420
35-445175121,029
45-548215101,331
55-647272821,009
65-74393114507
75-8433465399
85 Plus8715102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,246 36%
 Single Guardian 1,890 30%
 Singles 1,623 26%
 Singles With Roommate 552 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,997 63%
 Households with Kids 2,314 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1169144313
2146145291
3145128273
4128134262
5133113246
6117104221
7122118240
8107108215
9100101201
1010193194
1198102200
12106124230
13128114242
1498105203
1510282184
1610895203
17139114253
18119104223
19134106240
20133149282

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 70043 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 70043 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 70043 real estate data, the median home value of $129,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 70043 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 70043 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 70043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,494 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 228 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 37 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,902 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,725 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,684 34%
 Households Vacant 1,647 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 521 31.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1.4%
 For Sale Only 339 20.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 117 7.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 2.6%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 602 36.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 3%
 1 Bedroom 264 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,395 52%
 3+ Bedroom 956 35%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $39,461 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 70043 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 70043 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 70043. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,140 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,616 19%
 No Earnings 4,813 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,140 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,616 19%
 No Earnings 4,813 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,970 92.8%
 Public transportation 107 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 37 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 295 3.9%
 Worked at Home 98 1.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,164 20%
 High School Graduate 3,775 66%
 Associate's degree 154 3%
 Bachelor's degree 513 9%
 Master's degree 99 2%
 Professional school degree 49 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,231 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 394 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 293 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 70043

ZIP Code 70043 is in the St. Bernard Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 70043.

C.f. Rowley Alternative School
49 Madison Ave
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Bernard Parish School District
Lacoste Elementary School
1625 Missouri St
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Bernard Parish School District
Andrew Jackson Middle School
201 8th St
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Bernard Parish School District
Chalmette Elementary School
75 East Chalmette Circle
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Bernard Parish School District
Chalmette High School
1100 East Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Bernard Parish School District
Our Lady of Prompt Succor School
2305 Fenelon St
Chalmette, LA 70043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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