Ama, Louisiana Population 2020

1,366

Ama is a city located in Louisiana. Ama has a 2020 population of 1,366. Ama is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,316 in 2010. Ama reached it's highest population of 1,452 in 2011.

The average household income in Ama is $68,648 with a poverty rate of 9.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,571 per month, and the median house value is $139,200. The median age in Ama is 37 years, 33.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Ama Demographics

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

  • White: 52.56%
  • Black or African American: 47.44%
  • 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 1,366, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,366.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,316.

Ama, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71852.56%
Black or African American64847.44%

Ama Population Pyramid 2020

Ama Median Age

37


Total

33.7


Male

38.2


Female

Ama Adults

There are 1,050 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Ama.

Ama Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ama Sex Ratio

Female

704

51.54%

Male

662

48.46%

Ama Households and Families

Ama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.9%3.1%
Non Family93.3%6.7%
All92.9%7.1%
Female82.5%17.5%

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4962.7592.9
Married1923.4396.9
Non Family1651.1893.3
Female1033.6782.5
Male363.75100

3.43

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ama Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.49%
9th to 12th Grade627.61%
High School Graduate39248.10%
Some College16720.49%
Associates Degree607.36%
Bachelors Degree9311.41%
Graduate Degree374.54%

Ama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46445065
Black34629465
Hispanic55

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 18.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,919$72,589$30,984
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,186$73,929$30,236
Some College$46,250$82,941$30,750
Bachelors Degree$34,219$$
Graduate Degree$82,898$$83,125

$41,919

Average Earnings

$72,589

Average Male

$30,984

Average Female

Ama Language

Ama Language by Age

Ama Language

98.92% of Ama residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Ama Poverty

Ama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6447311.34%
White705395.53%
Hispanic1313100.00%

9.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

8.24%

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 5.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.15%
High School8.42%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed4.44%
Male Employed3.11%

Ama Income

Ama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,143$68,648
Families$73,646$79,680
Married Families$83,088-
Non Families$32,014$42,670

Ama Marital Status

Ama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ama Married by Age and Sex

Ama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ama Marital Status by Race

Ama Veterans

66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
World War II9
First Gulf War6
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Ama Veterans by Education

19.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ama Employment Status

68%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ama Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

93.63%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ama residents were born in the United States, with 93.63% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3660.00%
20191,3660.00%
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%