Amite City town, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Amite City town, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Amite City had a population of 4,194 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Amite City town is located at latitude 30.7322 and longitude -90.5153 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Amite City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Town of Amite City (GNIS ID: 2405148) 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 Amite City is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

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

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Amite City town, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,194
Population in Households 3,672
Population in Familes 3,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 522
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 1,349
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 889
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 774 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $115,294
Average Home Value $154,490


Median Household Income $27,459
Average Household Income $40,833
Per Capita Income $17,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.41%
Households 0.38% 0.56%
Families 0.25% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -0.96%
Per Capita Income   0.64%
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.

Amite City town, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amite City town 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 # 129 73rd
Population Density1 # 136 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 163 66th
Median Household Income # 419 12th
Per Capita Income # 393 18th

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