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Abita Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Abita Springs had a population of 2,710 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.4785 and longitude -90.0376 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Abita Springs 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 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

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

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Abita Springs, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Abita Springs, LA Housing Affordability Index is 155
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Abita Springs, LA Wealth Index is 74
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,710 (100%)
Population in Households 2,710 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,201 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 591
Diversity Index2 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,200
Average Household Income $74,157
Per Capita Income $30,041
Wealth Index4 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 911 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Housing Affordability Index3 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,122
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 745
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.52% 1.42%
Households 1.51% 1.4%
Families 1.5% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

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, 2019 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 # 171 64th
Population Density # 239 50th
Diversity Index # 386 19th
Median Household Income # 82 83rd
Per Capita Income # 62 87th

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