Income/capita 2%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 8%
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Income per capita$29,140$25,515$29,829
Median household income$66,094$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,000$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$48,203$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$27,411$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ama is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ama is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ama is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ama is 35% lower than the national average

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      Ama employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services11.2%10.1%
      Public administration6.1%10.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.5%34.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayou Gauche, LA2,179$85,39854.4%
      Destrehan, LA11,211$84,04451.9%
      Montz, LA2,059$75,44636.4%
      Luling, LA12,855$68,59424.0%
      Hahnville, LA3,514$66,02319.3%
      Ama, LA1,349$66,09419.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Allendale, CA1,349$135,161144.3%
      Columbus, NC1,349$40,04527.6%
      Glenwood City, WI1,349$45,43817.9%
      Pearlington, MS1,350$37,45432.3%
      Swepsonville, NC1,348$68,04723.0%
      Ama, LA1,349$66,09419.5%
      Source: The Ama, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).