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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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Median household income
Local
$27,011
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Amite demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Oyster Festival - March 16-18, 2007
  • Tangipahoa Parish Free Fair - Oct. 3-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Amite web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Amite demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tangipahoa Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70456 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

Education

16% of Amite residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Amite, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.


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Libraries in Amite include Tangipahoa Parish Genealogy Library & Adm. Off., Tangipahoa Parish Main Library ... View libraries

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Tangipahoa Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amite political report.

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The average commute time for Amite workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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