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.
One downside of living in Ama is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ama, the average commute to work is 36.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Ama is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Ama, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 98.26% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Ama doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.