Ama is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,316 people and just one neighborhood, Ama is the 195th largest community in Louisiana.
Real Estate Prices
Ama real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Ama house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Ama isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ama are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ama is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ama who work in office and administrative support (22.08%), healthcare (12.80%) and teaching (6.89%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Ama has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ama has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ama has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ama than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ama may be for you.
In Ama, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.72 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Ama is a very car-oriented town. 98.26% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Ama is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Ama has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Ama does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.