Belle Chasse is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 10,579 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Belle Chasse is the 45th largest community in Louisiana.
Belle Chasse real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Belle Chasse house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Belle Chasse is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Belle Chasse does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Belle Chasse overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Belle Chasse, 23.00% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Belle Chasse in 2018 was $34,933, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,732 for a family of four. However, Belle Chasse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Belle Chasse is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Belle Chasse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belle Chasse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belle Chasse include French, German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Belle Chasse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.