Amite City town, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Amite City town, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Amite City had a population of 4,112 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Amite City town is located at latitude 30.7324 and longitude -90.5132 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Amite City 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.


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Amite City town, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Amite City town, LA Housing Affordability Index is 160
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

Amite City town, LA Wealth Index is 50
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 4,112
Population in Households 3,587
Population in Familes 2,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 525
Population Density 1,061
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,241
Average Household Income $53,997
Per Capita Income $18,797
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $145,500
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,315
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 859
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 -0.08% -0.06%
Households -0.02% -0.02%
Families -0.2% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 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 # 129 73rd
Population Density # 140 71st
Diversity Index # 166 65th
Median Household Income # 212 55th
Per Capita Income # 338 29th

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