Ama, Louisiana Population 2021

1,172
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Ama is a city located in St. Charles Parish Louisiana. Ama has a 2020 population of 1,172. Ama is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -10.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,316 in 2010. Ama reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Ama is $65,775 with a poverty rate of 9.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,600 per month, and the median house value is $143,300. The median age in Ama is 40 years, 36.3 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Ama Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amawas:

  • White: 51.11%
  • Black or African American: 48.89%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ama, Louisiana is 1,172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,172.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,316.

Ama, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59951.11%
Black or African American57348.89%
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Ama Population by Race

Ama Population Pyramid $2021

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Ama Median Age

40


Total

36.3


Male

43.5


Female

Ama Adults

There are 921 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Ama.

Ama Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ama Sex Ratio

Female

652

55.63%

Male

520

44.37%

Ama Population by Age

Ama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female72.9%27.1%
All94%6%
Non Family94.7%5.3%
Married100%0%
Male100%0%

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.4294
Married2143.1100
Non Family1901.1594.7
Female703.6472.9
Male103.5100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Ama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.55%
9th to 12th Grade395.36%
High School Graduate37451.37%
Some College15321.02%
Associates Degree669.07%
Bachelors Degree689.34%
Graduate Degree243.30%
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Ama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White40138139
Black32330053
Hispanic44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.41%.

Ama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,333$76,507$31,577
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,434$75,919$31,026
Some College$49,000$85,595$38,000
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$85,500$$

$43,333

Average Earnings

$76,507

Average Male

$31,577

Average Female

Ama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ama Language by Age

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Ama Language

98.75% of Ama residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Ama Language

Ama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black569549.49%
White586447.51%
Hispanic1313100.00%

9.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

6.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ama is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ama is White, with 7.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.76%.

Ama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.93%
High School6.95%
Some College5.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Ama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed9.38%
Male Employed5.08%
Female Employed1.48%

Ama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,794$65,775
Families$75,192$78,152
Married Families$85,476-
Non Families$49,000$46,179
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Income by Household Type

Ama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ama Married by Age and Sex

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Ama Marriage

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

Ama Marital Status by Race

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Ama Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
World War II7
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Ama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
75+16
55 to 6413
35 to 54
18 to 34

Ama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black378.56%
White183.68%

Ama Veterans by Race

Ama Veterans by Education

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14.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ama Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ama Employment by Age

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Ama Employment by Race

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Ama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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93.43%

Born in Ama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ama residents were born in the United States, with 93.43% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ama Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1720.00%
20201,1720.00%
20191,172-194-14.20%
20181,36650.37%
20171,361120.89%
20161,3491088.70%
20151,241-121-8.88%
20141,36215813.12%
20131,204-35-2.82%
20121,239-213-14.67%
20111,45213610.33%
20101,3160.00%

Ama Population by Year