Ama, Louisiana Population 2024

1,718

Ama is a city located in St. Charles Parish Louisiana. Ama has a 2024 population of 1,718. Ama is currently growing at a rate of 10.48% annually and its population has increased by 63.31% 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 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: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
490.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
63.31% (666)
The current population of Ama, Louisiana is 1,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,052.

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 American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

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

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade373.89%
Associates Degree869.05%
Bachelors Degree838.74%
Graduate Degree303.16%
High School Graduate42744.95%
Less Than 9th Grade444.63%
Some College24325.58%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White55953783
Black37132130
2+ Races20110
Hispanic20110

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$42,381$0$42,024
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$31,250$0$16,304
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,488$70,357$23,693
Some College$50,227$78,750$0

$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%

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 Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ama Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed2.96%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,444$74,080
Households$49,453$65,193
Married Families$78,026$-999,999,999
Non Families-$45,086

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

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+21
65 to 7419
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Ama Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black296.94%
White111.9%

Ama Veterans by Race

Ama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

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

0%

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
20241,71816310.48%
20231,55516311.71%
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%
20101,31600%

Ama Population by Year