Amite, LA 70422 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70422: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amite, LA 70422

Acceptable Alternative
Hillsdale, LA 70422
Montpelier, LA 70422

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grangeville, LA 70422

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 640
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,893
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 44
  • Parish: Tangipahoa Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.726, Longitude -90.508
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70422 has segments in 2 Parishes (St. Helena Parish, Tangipahoa Parish).

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Amite, LA 70422 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,791
Population in Households 14,131
Population in Familes 11,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 660
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 5,374
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,757
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,819 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,555 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 806 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $118,799
Average Home Value $162,824


Median Household Income $34,659
Average Household Income $49,229
Per Capita Income $19,310
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.74%
Households 0.89% 0.9%
Families 0.65% 0.74%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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, LA 70422 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70422 to the other 501 ZIP Codes 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 # 122 76th
Population Density1 # 241 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 85 83rd
Median Household Income # 377 25th
Per Capita Income # 386 23rd

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