Amite City, Louisiana Population 2021

4,432
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Amite City is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,432, it is the 66th largest city in Louisiana and the 5114th largest city in the United States . Amite City is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,141 in 2010. Amite City reached it's highest population of 4,438 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Amite City has a population density of 1,143 people per square mile.

The average household income in Amite City is $63,064 with a poverty rate of 21.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $157,900. The median age in Amite City is 43.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Amite City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.26%
  • White: 41.08%
  • Asian: 2.25%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Amite City, Louisiana is 4,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,438.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,141.

Amite City, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,43255.26%
White1,80841.08%
Asian992.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native471.07%
Two or More Races150.34%
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Amite City Population by Race

Amite City Population Pyramid $2021

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Amite City Median Age

43.3


Total

34.3


Male

53.6


Female

Amite City Adults

There are 3,884 adults, (669 of whom are seniors) in Amite City.

Amite City Age Dependency

36.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Amite City Sex Ratio

Female

1,972

44.81%

Male

2,429

55.19%

Amite City Population by Age

Amite City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Amite City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family54.1%45.9%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amite City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4682.9572.6
Female5413.5167.3
Married5333.3283.3
Non Family2961.0754.1
Male983.43100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Amite City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade812.30%
9th to 12th Grade65118.49%
High School Graduate1,42540.48%
Some College59416.88%
Associates Degree3309.38%
Bachelors Degree2547.22%
Graduate Degree1855.26%
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Amite City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amite City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,9171,44660
White1,4571,231379
Asian9964
Native American4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.01%.

Amite City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,221$47,721$29,664
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,035$26,317$
Some College$57,625$57,841$
Bachelors Degree$63,300$66,563$
Graduate Degree$63,879$$

$32,221

Average Earnings

$47,721

Average Male

$29,664

Average Female

Amite City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amite City Language by Age

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Amite City Language

97.09% of Amite City residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Amite City Language

Amite City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,40666527.64%
White1,73224314.03%
Asian992525.25%
Multiple1515100.00%

21.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.63%

Male Poverty Rate

35.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amite City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amite City is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amite City is White, with 14.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.42%.

Amite City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School25.21%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater11.39%
Less Than 9th Grade10.49%

Amite City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.72%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Employed0.85%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Amite City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amite City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,140$63,064
Families$61,020$71,197
Married Families$106,625-
Non Families$18,589$24,227
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Income by Household Type

Amite City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Amite City Married by Age and Sex

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Amite City 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 35-44.

Amite City Marital Status by Race

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Amite City Marital Status

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174

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War63
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Amite City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5486
65 to 7471
55 to 6417
75+
18 to 34

Amite City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1328.50%
Black421.92%

Amite City Veterans by Race

Amite City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amite City Veterans by Education

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

16.2%

Unemployment Rate

Amite City Employment by Age

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Amite City Employment by Race

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Amite City 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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79.50%

Born in Amite City

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Amite City residents were born in the United States, with 79.50% having been born in Louisiana. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Amite City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,432-2-0.05%
20204,434-2-0.05%
20194,436-2-0.05%
20184,438240.54%
20174,414370.85%
20164,377501.16%
20154,327390.91%
20144,288390.92%
20134,249501.19%
20124,199190.45%
20114,180300.72%
20104,150400.10%
20004,110-126-0.30%
19904,236-65-0.15%
19804,3017081.81%
19703,5932770.81%
19603,3165121.69%
19502,8042680.50%
19302,5360.00%

Amite City Population by Year