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Abita Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Abita Springs had a population of 2,562 as of July 1, 2016. Abita Springs ranks in the lower 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 Abita Springs is located at latitude 30.4766 and longitude -90.0293 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Abita Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Abita Springs (GNIS ID: 2405119) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Abita Springs is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Abita Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abita Springs: Abeta Springs, Abita, Christy Springs.


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Abita Springs, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,562
Population in Households 2,562
Population in Familes 2,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 572
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 713
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 859 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $197,549
Average Home Value $219,273
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,979
Average Household Income $71,580
Per Capita Income $29,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.29% 1.49%
Households 1.42% 1.52%
Families 1.47% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Abita Springs, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abita Springs 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 176 63rd
Population Density1 # 246 48th
Diversity Index2 # 388 18th
Median Household Income # 84 82nd
Per Capita Income # 49 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.