There were 3,707 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,732, and the median income for a family was $52,408. Males had a median income of $38,727 versus $24,004 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,951. About 6.4% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2007 Chalmette High School serves the population.
Murphy's Meraux Plant Back Up.(Meraux, Louisiana-based oil refinery restarts after fire)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)
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