Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Abita Springs, Louisiana

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High Points

Abita Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Abita Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Abita Springs Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Abita Springs College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 6% Abita Springs Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 7% Abita Springs People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 9% Abita Springs Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 19% Abita Springs Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Abita Springs, Louisiana

Comparing Abita Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 2
Well-Paid Single Women 7 10
Well-Paid Single Men 5 9
Age of the Population 3 6
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10
Median Family Income 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Abita Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles N of Metairie, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Tammany
Metro Area New Orleans
Standard Zip Codes 70420
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.478
Longitude -90.037

Abita Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.5 inches
Station HAMMOND 5 E
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.4 inches
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Abita Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,957 100%
Male 909 46.4%
Female 1,048 53.6%
Under 18 558 28.5%
18+ 1,399 71.5%
65+ 207 10.6%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,865 95.3%
African-American 59 3%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 14 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 1.8%

Estimated Abita Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,211
Growth 254
Growth % 13%

Abita Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
Italian 13.1%
US/American 13%
Irish 10.3%
German 9.7%
English 8.7%
Polish 2.9%
French Canadian 2.3%
Scottish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Lebanese 0.9%
Northern European 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
British 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
European 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Abita Springs 1,957 $45,208
Covington 8,483 $50,332
Folsom 525 $42,500
Madisonville 677 $57,083
Mandeville 10,489 $70,043
Slidell 25,695 $48,298
Sun 471 $29,750
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