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Amelia, Louisiana
Amelia, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Amelia, Louisiana
Amelia, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Mary
Area
 • Total 2.78 sq mi (7.20 km2)
 • Land 2.52 sq mi (6.53 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,132
 • Density 845.70/sq mi (326.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-01815

Amelia is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,459 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Morgan City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The first postmaster named the town for Amelia Dupuis, his fiancée who died shortly before their wedding day.

Geography

Amelia is located at 29°40′24″N 91°6′11″W / 29.67333°N 91.10306°W / 29.67333; -91.10306 (29.673361, -91.103181).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), or 9.12%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 2,132
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Amelia racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 583 27.35%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 172 8.07%
Native American 16 0.75%
Asian 253 11.87%
Other/Mixed 60 2.81%
Hispanic or Latino 1,048 49.16%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,132 people, 904 households, and 522 families residing in the CDP.

See also

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