Chalmette, LA


Highest Appreciating Chalmette Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chalmette, LA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Chalmette Housing Market Information

With a population of 20,723, 7,244 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $149,620, Chalmette real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Chalmette, accounting for 65.47% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Chalmette include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 19.85%), row houses and other attached homes ( 7.08%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.89%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Chalmette are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.55% owning and 44.45% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Chalmette built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Chalmette built between 2000 and later ( 29.50%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 28.48%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Chalmette. Fully 10.31% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Chalmette homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Chalmette real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Chalmette Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Chalmette have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 4.48%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Chalmette house appreciation rate of 0.44%.

Over the last year, Chalmette appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chalmette's appreciation rate has been 1.29%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chalmette were at -1.40%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -5.49%.

Notably, Chalmette's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Chalmette's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Chalmette differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Chalmette - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Chalmette real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,135,000 0.2
$852,001 - $1,135,000 0.3
$568,001 - $852,000 0.7
$454,001 - $568,000 0.0
$341,001 - $454,000 1.1
$227,001 - $341,000 11.1
$114,001 - $227,000 63.7
$57,001 - $114,000 16.4
$0 - $57,000 6.4

High for LA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
50.1933669283956 20.9059233449477

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chalmette Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
29.10% 1.49% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,078 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.55
Renters 44.45
Vacant 10.31

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Chalmette HOMES
2000 or Newer 29.5
1970 - 1999 41.0
1940 - 1969 28.5
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.5
Townhomes 7.1
Small Apt. Buildings 19.8
Apt. Complexes 4.9
Mobile Homes 2.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.25
1 Bedroom 6.57
2 Bedrooms 30.82
3 Bedrooms 47.00
4 Bedrooms 12.36
5 or more bedrooms 2.01