Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 2,540 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.8%
Males: 1,102  (43.4%)
Females: 1,438  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70420, 70435, 70471.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,014 (it was $39,923 in 2000)
Abita Springs:

$59,014
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,325 (it was $16,998 in 2000)

Abita Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,023 (it was $110,100 in 2000)
Abita Springs:

$201,023
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,806; detached houses: $218,296; townhouses or other attached units: $153,620

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,198.

March 2019 cost of living index in Abita Springs: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Abita Springs, LA (2010)
    • 2,11689.5%White alone
    • 1064.5%Black alone
    • 733.1%Hispanic
    • 461.9%Two or more races
    • 130.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

Races in Abita Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Abita Springs, Louisiana as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Abita Springs is 312 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Louisiana average:

3.87
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Ancestries: American (15.5%), English (12.9%), Irish (11.8%), French Canadian (6.9%), French (6.8%), German (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 4.13 square miles.

Population density: 616 people per square mile   (low).

Abita Springs, Louisiana map

87 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.4%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,893 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,188 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (34.2 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (34.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (323.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Covington, LA (2.0 miles ),
Mandeville, LA (2.8 miles ),
Madisonville, LA (3.0 miles ),
Lacombe, LA (3.6 miles ),
Folsom, LA (3.8 miles ),
Sun, LA (3.8 miles ),
Pearl River, LA (4.3 miles ),
Nicholson, MS (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 90.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Distribution of median household income in Abita Springs, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Abita Springs, LA in 2017
Abita Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $240,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Abita Springs, LA residents
Average permit cost in Abita Springs, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +682 (+53.5%).
Most common industries in Abita Springs, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Abita Springs, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Lawyers (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)

Average climate in Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Abita Springs, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Abita Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Abita Springs town center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abita Springs-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 358.3 miles away from Abita Springs center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 260.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from Abita Springs center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Tammany Parish (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abita Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Abita Springs:

  • ABITA SQUARE DIALYSIS, LLC (21501 HWY 36)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Abita Springs:

  • ROBERT ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MANDEVILLE, LA)
  • GULF STATES LTAC OF COVINGTON (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • PREMIER PHYSICAL REHABILITATION HOSPIT (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • RIVERBEND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • EGAN HEALTHCARE NORTHSHORE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)

located in Abita Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abita Springs:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 26 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 39 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abita Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Abita Springs: Abita Springs Police Department (A), UCM Museum and Abita Mystery House (B), Abita Springs Trailhead Museum (C), Saint Tammany Parish Fire District 8 Station 81 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abita Springs include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Louisiana Church (B), Greater Mount Hermon Baptist Church (C), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Saint Jane de Chantal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abita Springs Cemetery (1), Flot Cemetery (2), Davis Cemetery (3), Byers Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Abita Springs: Abita Springs Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Northshore Art Academy (Museums; 22275 Highway 36), St Tammany Parish - Parish Libraries- Abita Springs Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 71683 Leveson Street), U C M Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 22275 Highway 36).

Hotel: Northshore Travel & Cruise (504 Lionel Court).

St. Tammany Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abita Springs and their reported violations in the past:

ABITA SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Address: 22161 Level Street , Population served: 2,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ABITA SPRINGS RV PARK (Address: 24150 HWY 435 , Population served: 372, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Abita Springs (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Abita Springs Branch at 22109 Level St., branch established on 1976/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.2 mil, Deposits: $98.0 mil, headquarters in Covington, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Home Bank: Abita Springs Branch at 70591 Highway 59, branch established on 2008/08/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $953.5 mil, Deposits: $732.8 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Abita Springs:

Marital status in Abita Springs, LA
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Abita Springs:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Abita Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abita Springs, LA (based on St. Tammany Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,14916
Evangelical Protestant42,583129
Mainline Protestant16,79825
Black Protestant2,76217
Other2,43014
None116,018-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
St. Tammany Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
St. Tammany Parish:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
St. Tammany Parish:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

8.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Tammany Parish:

26.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.8%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abita Springs:

6.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Abita Springs:

7.0
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Abita Springs:

64.6%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.7%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abita Springs, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 7$6,130$10,5090$0
Water Supply 7$6,085$10,4310$0
Gas Supply 7$6,085$10,4310$0
Other Government Administration 5$16,799$40,3185$3,090
Streets and Highways 2$5,302$31,8120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,026$24,1560$0
Police - Other 1$2,870$34,4400$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$828
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$47,297$18,3096$3,918

Abita Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $101,000 ($39.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $88,000 ($34.65)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($3.94)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $539,000 ($212.20)
    Regular Highways: $458,000 ($180.31)
    Central Staff Services: $400,000 ($157.48)
    Sewerage: $330,000 ($129.92)
    Financial Administration: $267,000 ($105.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($89.37)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($72.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($22.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($5.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($2.36)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.18)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($18.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $281,000 ($110.63)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($18.50)
    Other - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000 ($14.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,015,000 ($399.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.36)

Abita Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $379,000 ($149.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $266,000 ($104.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $57,000 ($22.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($12.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $257,000 ($101.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $105,000 ($41.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $48,000 ($18.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $47,000 ($18.50)
    Rents: $33,000 ($12.99)
    Special Assessments: $23,000 ($9.06)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($8.27)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $764,000 ($300.79)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($78.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $146,000 ($57.48)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $533,000 ($209.84)
    Property: $253,000 ($99.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($49.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000 ($39.37)
    Other License: $44,000 ($17.32)

Abita Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,102,000 ($827.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,102,000 ($827.56)

Abita Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $544,000 ($214.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,131,000 ($445.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $486,000 ($191.34)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($600 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.11% ($61,399 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.82% ($60,820)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.42% ($51,448)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,275 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.30%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.56% ($73,503 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.54% ($46,621)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.54% ($46,358)

Businesses in Abita Springs, LA

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Abita Springs:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WASO (730 AM; 0 kW; COVINGTON, LA)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abita Springs:

  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abita Springs:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • Abita Springs, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count8448
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12636
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2955
  • Fatalities9468
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21683
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents858
See more detailed statistics of Abita Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.1mTotal length
  • $2,990,000Total costs
  • 125,860Total average daily traffic
  • 21,870Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,129Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Abita Springs, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Abita Springs, LA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,0901$133,3604$158,1681$79,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$123,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$147,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Abita Springs, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Abita Springs, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 59 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Abita Springs, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.8%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Abita Springs, LA
    • 21857.8%Outside Fires
    • 11330.0%Structure Fires
    • 4511.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abita Springs, LA
Most common first names in Abita Springs, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2572.4 years
James2269.6 years
Joseph2275.9 years
Robert1971.0 years
Mary1770.4 years
Charles1671.6 years
Edward1574.3 years
William1571.0 years
Dorothy1471.2 years
Marie1376.2 years
Most common last names in Abita Springs, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1474.0 years
Strain1370.5 years
Flot1075.8 years
Davis877.7 years
Williams672.5 years
Johnson679.0 years
Jenkins669.0 years
Hanson580.4 years
Martin569.6 years
Casadaban573.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Abita Springs, LA
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 45.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Abita Springs, LA
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Abita Springs compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Abita Springs on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Russia (population 500+)"
  • #56 (70420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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