Amite City, Louisiana Population 2020

4,547

Amite City is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,547, it is the 66th largest city in Louisiana and the 5023rd largest city in the United States. Amite City is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 9.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,141 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Amite City has a population density of 1,173 people per square mile.

The average household income in Amite City is $64,815 with a poverty rate of 21.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $741 per month, and the median house value is $150,800. The median age in Amite City is 39.9 years, 33.1 years for males, and 52.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.8 males.

Amite City Demographics

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

  • White: 48.67%
  • Black or African American: 47.94%
  • Native American: 1.21%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Amite City, Louisiana is 4,547, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,465.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,141.

Amite City, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13848.67%
Black or African American2,10647.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native531.21%
Asian501.14%
Two or More Races461.05%

Amite City Population Pyramid 2020

Amite City Median Age

39.9


Total

33.1


Male

52.4


Female

Amite City Adults

There are 3,650 adults, (692 of whom are seniors) in Amite City.

Amite City Age Dependency

48.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Amite City Sex Ratio

Female

2,124

48.35%

Male

2,269

51.65%

Amite City Households and Families

Amite City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Amite City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.2%12.8%
All78.8%21.2%
Female75.1%24.9%
Non Family58.6%41.4%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5132.8578.8
Married5853.4187.2
Female4743.0675.1
Non Family3071.0758.6
Male1473.71100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Amite City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1003.01%
9th to 12th Grade40012.06%
High School Graduate1,28938.86%
Some College70621.28%
Associates Degree3029.10%
Bachelors Degree39711.97%
Graduate Degree1233.71%

Amite City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6451,36961
White1,5691,380459
Native American5353
Asian5015

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 29.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,113$45,257$26,981
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,145$26,706$8,553
Some College$46,881$46,928$
Bachelors Degree$63,520$137,745$
Graduate Degree$100,119$101,131$

$33,113

Average Earnings

$45,257

Average Male

$26,981

Average Female

Amite City Language

Amite City Language by Age

Amite City Language

96.31% of Amite City residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Amite City Poverty

Amite City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,07266832.24%
White2,07821910.54%
Multiple4646100.00%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

26.73%

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 10.54% 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 41.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.71%.

Name Poverty
High School28.45%
Some College16.77%
Less Than High School10.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.35%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed4.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Amite City Income

Amite City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,731$64,815
Families$62,826$72,526
Married Families$107,534-
Non Families$15,967$30,781

Amite City Marital Status

Amite City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Amite City Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Amite City Marital Status by Race

Amite City Veterans

203

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War96
Vietnam60
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Amite City Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amite City Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

18.8%

Unemployment Rate

Amite City 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

76.90%

Born in Louisiana

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.00% of Amite City residents were born in the United States, with 76.90% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,547410.91%
20194,506410.92%
20184,465270.61%
20174,438410.93%
20164,397521.20%
20154,345451.05%
20144,300431.01%
20134,257511.21%
20124,206200.48%
20114,186340.82%
20104,152420.10%
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%