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Abita Springs is in Saint Tammany Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.

The name is a redundancy, like Table Mesa or Green Mountains, Vermont, because abita is Choctaw for "spring"

The latitude of Abita Springs is 30.478N. The longitude is -90.037W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,112.


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Median household income
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$39,923
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Abita Springs demographic reports
Built on the site of a Choctaw village

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13% of Abita Springs residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Abita Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Abita Springs was $16,998, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Abita Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Abita Springs include Abita Springs Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Abita Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.


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Libraries in Abita Springs include Abita Springs Branch ... View libraries

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Saint Tammany Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Abita Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Abita Springs workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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