The Amelia Census Designated Place had a population of 2,536 as of July 1, 2016. Amelia ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Amelia is located at latitude 29.6632 and longitude -91.1109 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Amelia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.
The Amelia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402644) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amelia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,536|
|Population in Familes||2,003|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.0|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||941 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||513 (54.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||330 (35.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||97 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$64,787|
|Average Home Value||$73,928|
|Median Household Income||$30,667|
|Average Household Income||$42,419|
|Per Capita Income||$14,838|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||0.98%|
The table below compares Amelia to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 178||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 153||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 2||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 381||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 451||5th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.