Chalmette, LA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Chalmette's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
56 out of 108
In Louisiana
2,059 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Chalmette is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Chalmette, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chalmette has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Chalmette has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Chalmette ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Chalmette ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Chalmette Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Chalmette Louisiana National Average
Overall 92 92 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 117 98 100
Housing 78 81 100
Transportation 104 99 100
Utilities 80 88 100
For more reading on cost of living around Louisiana, check out:
Chalmette Cost of Living Vs. LA

Chalmette, LA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Louisiana, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$152,900
Median Home Value
$960
Median Rent
$43,976
Median Income
Statistic Chalmette Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $152,900 $163,100 $217,500
Median Rent $960 $866 $1,062
Median Income $43,976 $49,469 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Chalmette Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Chalmette Louisiana
Shampoo $0.82 $1.01
Movie $11.68 $10.72
Bowling $18.25 $13.86

Detailed Chalmette Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Chalmette Louisiana
Ground Beef $4.43 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.23 $1.4
Milk $2.4 $1.96

Detailed Chalmette Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Chalmette Louisiana
Haircut $19.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.87 $2.32

Detailed Chalmette Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Chalmette Louisiana
Potatoes $3.22 $3.18
Pizza $8.99 $10.39
Beer $8.99 $9.23
Optometrist $97.67 $106.34
Doctor $155.0 $115.25
Dentist $109.67 $98.38

Detailed Chalmette Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Chalmette Louisiana
Gasoline $2.37 $2.59
Tire Balancing $63.33 $48.9
All Electricity $110.31 $167.6
Phone $177.34 $163.42

Chalmette SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Chalmette

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Chalmette
New Orleans, LA 390,845 100 1.1x
Metairie, LA 142,135 102 1.1x
Kenner, LA 66,777 97 1.1x
Marrero, LA 30,894 91 1.0x
Terrytown, LA 24,953 96 1.0x
Harvey, LA 21,054 93 1.0x
Estelle, LA 17,968 95 1.0x
Gretna, LA 17,774 95 1.0x
Belle Chasse, LA 14,024 108 1.2x
Timberlane, LA 9,950 97 1.1x

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