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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ama is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ama is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ama who work in office and administrative support (29.50%), healthcare (10.32%) and management occupations (9.88%).
Also of interest is that Ama has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ama is worth considering.
In Ama, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Ama is a very car-oriented town. 96.79% 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.