Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 12,679.
Population change since 2000: +28.7%
Males: 6,282  (49.5%)
Females: 6,397  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70037.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,131 (it was $47,271 in 2000)
Belle Chasse:

$57,131
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,063 (it was $19,385 in 2000)

Belle Chasse CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $273,349 (it was $132,300 in 2000)
Belle Chasse:

$273,349
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $304,129; detached houses: $319,287; townhouses or other attached units: $359,086; in 2-unit structures: $219,823; mobile homes: $92,033

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,209.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belle Chasse: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 32.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Belle Chasse, LA (2017)
    • 10,62977.9%White alone
    • 1,3409.8%Hispanic
    • 8636.3%Black alone
    • 4002.9%Two or more races
    • 3002.2%Asian alone
    • 870.6%American Indian alone

Races in Belle Chasse detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Belle Chasse, Louisiana as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belle Chasse is 921 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Belle Chasse, LA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (25.5%), French (12.4%), Irish (5.7%), Italian (5.6%), French Canadian (3.4%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 25.0 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile   (low).

Belle Chasse, Louisiana map

723 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This place:

5.3%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,390 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $829 (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: +4,026 (+29.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,506 (37.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Belle Chasse, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Belle Chasse, LA in 2017
Belle Chasse satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Belle Chasse, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Utilities (4.4%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Belle Chasse, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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Belle Chasse, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Belle Chasse-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 11% 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 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 323.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from Belle Chasse center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Belle Chasse center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 294.1 miles away from Belle Chasse center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plaquemines Parish (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Chasse topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belle Chasse:

  • AVENUE A COMMUNITY HOME (402 AVENUE A)
  • METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENTAL CEN (251 F EDWARD HEBERT BLVD)
  • PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES PEDIA (200 BETA STREET)
  • RIVERBEND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (13735 HIGHWAY 23)

Airports and heliports located in Belle Chasse:

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Amtrak station near Belle Chasse:

  • 9 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Chasse:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 10 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 10 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 11 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 12 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 13 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 49 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 54 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Belle Chasse:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belle Chasse:

Private elementary/middle school in Belle Chasse:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 248, Location: 8970 HIGHWAY 23, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Belle Chasse:

  • PLAQUEMINES PARISH (Operating income: $886,222; Location: 8442 HWY. 23; 35,606 books; 970 audio materials; 1,311 video materials; 60 state licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belle Chasse: Belle Chasse Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Belle Chasse Ferry (B), Bayou Barriere Golf Course (C), Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office - Detective Bureau (D), Plaquemines Parish Office (E), Tulane University Museum of Natural History (F), Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office (G), Louisiana Medal of Honor Park Museum (H), Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office (I), Plaquemines Parish Library Belle Chasse Branch (J), F Edward Herbert Riverside Research Center (K), Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office - Belle Chasse Lockup (L), Plaquemines Parish Fire District 2 Belle Chasse Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (M), Plaquemines Parish Fire District 2 Belle Chasse Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (N), Callender Naval Air Station Fire Department (O), Metropolitan Developmental Center (P), NAS Child Development Center (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belle Chasse include: Israelite Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Belle Chasse (B), Truth and Praise (C), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Belle Chasse Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8442 Highway 23) (1), Giordano & Associates (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8056 Highway 23) (2), Hall Real Estate Management (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8488 Highway 23) (3), Five Star Marine Service (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8056 Highway 23) (4), Southern Comfort Fishing Charters (8488 Highway 23) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Larosa Motel (7667 Highway 23) (1), Riverside Hotel (8280 Highway 23) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chris Henry - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: May 17, 1983).

Plaquemines Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belle Chasse and their reported violations in the past:

BELLE CHASSE WATER DISTRICT (Address: 8056 Highway 23 , Population served: 17,391, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014)
DALCOUR WATERWORKS DISTRICT (Address: 8056 Highway 23 , Population served: 2,666, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Belle Chasse in 2010:

  • 39 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Belle Chasse in 2000:

  • 259 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Belle Chasse (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Belle Chassee Branch at 8018 Highway 23, branch established on 1956/01/04. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Belle Chasse Branch at 8300 Highway 23, branch established on 1996/12/16. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Mississippi River Bank: at 8435 Hwy 23, branch established on 1980/10/10. Info updated 2008/04/02: Bank assets: $157.5 mil, Deposits: $134.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Belle Chasse:

Marital status in Belle Chasse, LA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Belle Chasse:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Belle Chasse
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belle Chasse, LA (based on Plaquemines Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7909
Evangelical Protestant3,85917
Mainline Protestant4092
Other19-
None9,965-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Plaquemines Parish:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Plaquemines Parish:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.7%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belle Chasse:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belle Chasse:

33.3%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Belle Chasse:

54.4%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Chasse, LA Residents

9.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.58% ($61,868 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.94% ($43,870)
from San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($62,522)


10.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.82% ($41,404 average AGI)
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.20% ($78,960)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.42% ($50,943)
Businesses in Belle Chasse, LA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Circle K1Quiznos1
DHL1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1UPS4
FedEx4YMCA1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Chasse:

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKNO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: ROBERT C. BLAKES ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Chasse:

  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Chasse:

  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
Belle Chasse fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Belle Chasse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.6mTotal length
  • $1,883,000Total costs
  • 54,671Total average daily traffic
  • 209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,074Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Belle Chasse, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belle Chasse, LA

2010 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2010 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 67. The highest number of reported fires - 78 took place in 2017, and the least - 52 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Belle Chasse, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.6%), and Structure Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belle Chasse, LA
    • 32153.6%Outside Fires
    • 17028.4%Structure Fires
    • 9716.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belle Chasse, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Chasse, Louisiana:

  • Microtel Inn And Suites By Wyndham Belle Chasse, 14740 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70037 , Phone: (504) 684-8540, Fax: (504) 684-8550
  • Riverside Hotel, LLC, 8280 Hwy 23, Belle chasse, Louisiana 70037 , Phone: (504) 391-0133, Fax: (504) 391-2770
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Chasse, Louisiana
Most common first names in Belle Chasse, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4772.9 years
Joseph3872.9 years
James3565.3 years
William3370.4 years
Charles3267.1 years
George2976.2 years
Mary2578.8 years
Robert2568.0 years
Marie2077.9 years
Rose1678.0 years
Most common last names in Belle Chasse, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2268.9 years
Adams1774.5 years
Landry1770.6 years
Ranatza1576.6 years
Buras1479.0 years
Hebert1369.4 years
Barrois1376.8 years
Johnson1369.4 years
Daigle1275.9 years
Sanders1272.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belle Chasse, LA
  • 61.7%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belle Chasse, LA
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Belle Chasse compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Belle Chasse on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 (70037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 46 pilots and 38 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Casey D. Stokes (6)
  • Sun Drilling Products Corporation (2)
  • Micah Joel Kiletico (1)
  • Laura P. Patron (1)
  • Casey Stokes (1)
  • David A. Mandina (1)
  • S. Elwood Yandle, Iii (1)
  • Francis J. Lobrano (1)
  • Lester J. Palmisano (1)
  • Bari G. Blanks (1)

Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2020.