LA

National Population : 333,590,059
Louisiana State Population : 4,925,693

About Amite, LA

Amite, LA is located in Tangipahoa County in the state of Louisiana.

The total City Population for Amite is about 4,141 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 13,797.

The Average Home Value is $113,800.00, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Home Value of $125,814.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 40% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,485.00, which is roughly 11% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Amite is about .

Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.

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Voting

Tangipahoa County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 50.04% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 65.57%
Democratic: 32.76%
Libertarian: 1.02%
Other: 0.66%


Nearby Locations

Roseland, LA (2.79 mi.)
Independence, LA (6.70 mi.)
Loranger, LA (7.18 mi.)
Fluker, LA (7.22 mi.)
Tickfaw, LA (11.50 mi.)
Husser, LA (13.54 mi.)
Hammond, LA (14.57 mi.)
Kentwood, LA (14.58 mi.)
New Zion, LA (14.58 mi.)
Albany, LA (15.20 mi.)
Pine Grove, LA (15.93 mi.)
Holden, LA (17.37 mi.)
Robert, LA (17.43 mi.)
Greensburg, LA (18.10 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 70422
Latitude : 30.739334
Longitude : -90.563257
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 162 ft.
Area Code(s) : 985, 225

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.65
Male Population Estimate : 51.06%
Female Population Estimate : 48.94%
Median Age : 37.4
Male Median Age : 35.6
Female Median Age : 39.4

White Population Estimate : 56.93%
Black Population Estimate : 42.17%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.12%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.36%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.01%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.91%
Other Population Estimate : 0.68%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Amite specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Tangipahoa County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Tangipahoa County: About 870 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Tangipahoa County is about 60% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 67% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.