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Ama is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,309 people and just one neighborhood, Ama is the 195th largest community in Louisiana.
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.
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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ama who work in office and administrative support (25.48%), healthcare (14.61%) and management occupations (6.61%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Ama. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Ama is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ama’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Ama is a very car-oriented town. 97.75% 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Ama doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ama rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.79% of adults 25 and older in Ama have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ama in 2010 was $23,656, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,624 for a family of four.
Ama is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ama home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ama residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ama include French and Lebanese.
The most common language spoken in Ama is English. Some people also speak Urdu.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$151,055|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||There are no or very few apartments in this neighborhood. No rental price data are available.|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 4 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Middle income (near average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees and some Sales & Service workers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Arabian, some Asian Indian and some Hispanic|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
9,780 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||59.1||48.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.0||1.5|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||1.5||0.9|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||49.2||66.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||15.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||14.7|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO LA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Ama appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Louisiana appreciation rates (state-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
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National Median 29.1
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