Ama, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Ama, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
1,172
Unemployment
11.7%
Poverty
9.5%
Median Home
$143,300
Median Income
$57,794
Median Rent
$1,600

Ama SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
3
Education
6
Commute
4

Rankings for Ama in Louisiana

Map Of Ama, LA

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Population over time in Ama

Year Population % Change
2019 1,172 -14.2%
2018 1,366 0.4%
2017 1,361 0.9%
2016 1,349 8.7%
2015 1,241 -8.9%
2014 1,362 13.1%
2013 1,204 -2.8%
2012 1,239 -14.7%
2011 1,452 -8.7%
2010 1,591 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ama

White
50.0% (586)
African American
48.9% (573)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
1.1% (13)
Race Ama LA USA
White 50.0% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 48.9% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.1% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Ama

Female
55.6% (651)
Male
44.4% (520)
Gender Ama LA USA
Female 55.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 44.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ama for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (23)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (58)
High School / GED
51.0% (597)
Some College
21.0% (246)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (105)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (105)
Master's Degree
3.0% (35)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ama LA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 51.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ama, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
5.4% (6,295)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (1,452)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (11,865)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (10,654)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (17,434)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (24,699)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.8% (22,035)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.4% (21,551)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (1,210)
Income Ama LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.8% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.4% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 4.6% 7.7%

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