For population 25 years and over in Belle Chasse:
For population 15 years and over in Belle Chasse CDP:
531 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $792 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (9.1 miles , pop. 484,674).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (323.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Timberlane, LA (1.6 miles ), Terrytown, LA (2.0 miles ), Woodmere, LA (2.2 miles ), Harvey, LA (2.2 miles ), Gretna, LA (2.4 miles ), Estelle, LA (2.6 miles ), Poydras, LA (2.6 miles ), Chalmette, LA (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 29.85 N, Longitude: 90.00 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,433 (+39.0%)
Work and jobs in Belle Chasse: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belle Chasse, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belle Chasse-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Belle Chasse place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belle Chasse-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Plaquemines Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chris Henry - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: May 17, 1983).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.64. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.575. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.17. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.0%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.7% for American Indian residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Belle Chasse compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Belle Chasse (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Belle Chasse (based on Plaquemines Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
12.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,434 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($589 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
31.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,191 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Belle Chasse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $102,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 209
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,295
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belle Chasse)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Belle Chasse, LA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Chasse)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 55 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belle Chasse)
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.