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Chalmette is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the parish seat of St. Bernard Parish, in southeast Louisiana, United States. The 2010 census reported that Chalmette had 16,751 people. The 2011 population is listed as 17,119; however, the pre-Katrina population was 32,069 at the 2000 census. The population hence declined by 46% between 2000 and 2010. Chalmette is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. Chalmette is located east of downtown New Orleans and south of Arabi, Louisiana, towards Lake Borgne. The community was named for Louis-Xavier Martin de Lino de Chalmette (1720-1755), whose surname is, in turn, derived from the French word "chalmette" (meaning "pasture land, fallow land") and has been traced to the Proto-Celtic word "kalm".


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Chalmette, United States. Explore Chalmette travel guide before you plan your trip here. When planning a trip to Chalmette, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Biloxi. Biloxi is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Va Hospital. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Chalmette*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chalmette

    Know the pollution level of Chalmette before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.26 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 67.65 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.29 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.12 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.06 (Low)
  • Chalmette: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chalmette for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chalmette.

    • Burglary and Theft 67.22 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 71.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 76.7 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.16 (High)
    • Car Stealing 61.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 69.44 (High)
    • Attacks 68.89 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 53.98 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 20.56 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.39 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.14 (High)
  • Living in Chalmette - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chalmette is 154.69 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 30.17 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.13 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.17 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.07 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.35 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.42 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.41 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chalmette

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chalmette

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.1 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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