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Amite is in Tangipahoa Parish, in the Hammond metro area.
It is the parish seat.
The latitude of Amite is 30.726N. The longitude is -90.508W.It is in the Central Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,064.
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7% of Amite residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amite ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amite was $14,565, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Amite residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Amite, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Libraries in Amite include Tangipahoa Parish Genealogy Library & Adm. Off., Tangipahoa Parish Main Library ... View libraries
Tangipahoa Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amite political report.
The average commute time for Amite workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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