Located within Louisiana, United States, the municipality of Chalmette is situated in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
Chalmette offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This municipality is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, public green spaces, such as Sidney Torres Memorial Park, are very well-spread out and there are around 10 of them close by for residents to visit, which makes it easy to get to them.
In Chalmette, roughly two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes. This municipality also has a choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 60% of the units in Chalmette and 40% are occupied by renters. The average year of construction for properties in this part of the New Orleans metropolitan area is 1979.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in Chalmette. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of eating, it is generally feasible for house buyers in Chalmette to do groceries by walking. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.
Driving is very often the preferred approach to get around in Chalmette. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is very difficult in Chalmette. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not especially practical for property owners in Chalmette because most daily needs are at times difficult to carry out by walking.