Amite City, Louisiana Population 2024

4,052

Amite City is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. Amite City has a 2024 population of 4,052. It is also the county seat of Tangipahoa Parish.Amite City is currently growing at a rate of 0.1% annually and its population has increased by 0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,019 in 2020.

The average household income in Amite City is $53,916 with a poverty rate of 15.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amite City is 39.6 years, 39.2 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Amite City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.48%
  • White: 33.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,045.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.82% (33)
The current population of Amite City, Louisiana is 4,052 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,019.

Amite City, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,39959.48%
White1,34633.37%
Two or more races2295.68%
Asian521.29%
Native American70.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Amite City Population by Race

Amite City Population Pyramid 2024

Amite City Median Age

39.6

Total

39.2

Male

44.1

Female

Amite City Adults

There are 3,218 adults, (949 of whom are seniors) in Amite City.

Amite City Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Amite City Sex Ratio

Female2,14053.06%
Male1,89346.94%

Amite City Population by Age

Amite City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5052.5148.451.6
Non Family6781.0553.746.3
Married4863.1444.255.8
Female2894.73664
Male523.6388.511.5
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3.55

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

48.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amite City 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

Amite City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amite City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.35%.

Amite City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,019

Average Earnings

$24,212

Average Male

$27,771

Average Female

Amite City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amite City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amite City Language

97.96% of Amite City residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Amite City Language

Amite City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,27633814.85%
White1,25018714.96%
Asian5252100%
Multiple2052411.71%
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15.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

22.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amite City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amite City is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amite City is Multiple, with 11.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.4%.

Amite City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.65%
Less Than 9th Grade11.07%
Some College10.2%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%
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Amite City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.27%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Amite City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amite City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amite City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Amite City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amite City 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 35-44.

Amite City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amite City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Amite City Veterans by War

count

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Amite City Veterans by Age

count

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Amite City Veterans by Race

Amite City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Amite City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Amite City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amite City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amite City 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

84.92%

Born in Amite City

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Amite City residents were born in the United States, with 84.92% having been born in Louisiana. 1.29% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,07240.1%
20284,06840.1%
20274,06440.1%
20264,06040.1%
20254,05640.1%
20244,05240.1%
20234,04840.1%
20224,04440.1%
20214,040210.52%
20204,019-445-9.97%
20194,464-3-0.07%
20184,467290.65%
20174,438420.96%
20164,396561.29%
20154,340431%
20144,297431.01%
20134,254551.31%
20124,199200.48%
20114,179350.84%
20104,144340.83%
20004,110-126-2.97%
19904,236-65-1.51%
19804,30170819.7%
19703,5932778.35%
19603,31651218.26%
19502,80426810.57%
19302,536
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Amite City Population by Year