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The Ama Census Designated Place had a population of 1,447 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ama is located at latitude 29.9521 and longitude -90.2965 in St. Charles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Ama Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.91 sq. miles. St. Charles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Ama Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402643) 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.

The Ama Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ama: Madisonville.

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Ama, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,447
Population in Households 1,447
Population in Familes 1,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 411
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $53,319
Average Household Income $70,428
Per Capita Income $26,867


Total Housing Units 602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $214,855
Average Home Value $205,689


Total Households 552
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 388
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.16% 1.08%
Households 1.13% 1.1%
Families 0.91% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Ama, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ama to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 240 50th
Population Density # 300 37th
Diversity Index # 141 70th
Median Household Income # 88 82nd
Per Capita Income # 93 81st

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