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Abita Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Abita Springs had a population of 2,596 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Abita Springs, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,596
Daytime Population: Workers 769
Daytime Population: Residents 1,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,073
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,596
Population in Familes 2,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 580
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $55,970
Average Household Income $74,814
Per Capita Income $30,298


Total Housing Units 1,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 868 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $199,030
Average Home Value $218,901


Total Households 1,077
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 716
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.29% 1.42%
Households 1.32% 1.44%
Families 1.32% 1.28%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2017 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 # 174 64th
Population Density # 243 49th
Diversity Index # 388 18th
Median Household Income # 73 85th
Per Capita Income # 49 90th

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