Amelia, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Amelia, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Amelia Census Designated Place had a population of 2,548 as of July 1, 2018. Amelia ranks in the upper 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 Amelia is located at latitude 29.6663 and longitude -91.102 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Amelia Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Amelia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402644) 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 Amelia Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary Parish.

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


Total Population 2,548
Population in Households 2,548
Population in Familes 2,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 990
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $32,302
Average Household Income $45,618
Per Capita Income $15,789


Total Housing Units 952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $70,856
Average Home Value $78,259


Total Households 836
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 551
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.43% 0.18%
Households 0.4% 0.21%
Families -0.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Amelia, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amelia 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 # 175 63rd
Population Density # 157 67th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 370 22nd
Per Capita Income # 442 7th

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