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Belle Chasse is in Plaquemines Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.

The latitude of Belle Chasse is 29.854N. The longitude is -89.99W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,848.


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Median household income
Local
$47,271
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Belle Chasse demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Plaquemine Parish Seafood Festival - May 25-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Belle Chasse web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Belle Chasse demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Plaquemines Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70037 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Belle Chasse residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belle Chasse ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belle Chasse was $19,385, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Belle Chasse residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Belle Chasse, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,111.


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Plaquemines Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belle Chasse political report.

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The average commute time for Belle Chasse workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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