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 4,130 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Amite City town, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,130
Daytime Population: Workers 4,081
Daytime Population: Residents 2,407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,488
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.57
Population in Households 3,605
Population in Familes 2,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 525
Population Density2 1,068
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $26,944
Average Household Income $42,377
Per Capita Income $17,888


Total Housing Units 1,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 559 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $125,667
Average Home Value $160,419


Total Households 1,323
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 868
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% 0.14%
Households 0.06% 0.24%
Families -0.11% 0.02%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

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, 2017 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 Density # 140 71st
Diversity Index # 167 65th
Median Household Income # 427 10th
Per Capita Income # 395 17th

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