Ama, Louisiana Population 2024

1,392

Ama is a city located in St. Charles Parish Louisiana. Ama has a 2024 population of 1,392. Ama is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 32.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,052 in 2020.

The average household income in Ama is $65,193 with a poverty rate of 10.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ama is 43.9 years, 40.9 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Ama Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ama was:

  • White: 54.09%
  • Black or African American: 41.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
397.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
32.32% (340)
The current population of Ama, Louisiana is 1,392 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,052.

Ama, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White75354.09%
Black or African American58341.88%
Two or more races564.02%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ama Population by Race

Ama Population Pyramid 2024

Ama Median Age

43.9

Total

40.9

Male

51.7

Female

Ama Adults

There are 1,017 adults, (392 of whom are seniors) in Ama.

Ama Age Dependency

122.7

Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Ama Sex Ratio

Female82359.12%
Male56940.88%

Ama Population by Age

Ama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5152.793.86.2
Married2003.08982
Non Family1831.0795.64.4
Female1054.390.59.5
Male274.746337
showing: 5 rows

3.52

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

93.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.85%.

Ama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,488

Average Earnings

$70,357

Average Male

$23,693

Average Female

Ama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ama Language

93.92% of Ama residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Ama Language

Ama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7539712.88%
Black583559.43%
showing: 2 rows

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ama is White, with 12.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ama is Black, with 9.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.82%.

Ama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.71%
Some College1.52%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ama Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed2.96%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ama Veterans by War

count

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Ama Veterans by Age

count

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Ama Veterans by Race

Ama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.46%

Born in Ama

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Ama residents were born in the United States, with 92.46% having been born in Louisiana. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ama Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,392
20231,392
20221,39216313.26%
20211,22917716.83%
20201,052-120-10.24%
20191,172-194-14.2%
20181,36650.37%
20171,361120.89%
20161,3491088.7%
20151,241-121-8.88%
20141,36215813.12%
20131,204-35-2.82%
20121,239-213-14.67%
20111,45213610.33%
20101,316
showing: 15 rows

Ama Population by Year