The Town of Simmesport had a population of 2,225 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Simmesport is located at latitude 30.981 and longitude -91.8143 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Simmesport (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.
The Town of Simmesport (GNIS ID: 2407344) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Simmesport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Simmesport: Simsport.
|Population in Households||2,043|
|Population in Familes||1,633|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||182|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||885 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||427 (48.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||315 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||143 (16.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,400|
|Average Home Value||$96,077|
|Median Household Income||$32,466|
|Average Household Income||$45,730|
|Per Capita Income||$17,368|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||0.58%|
The table below compares Simmesport to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 190||60th|
|Population Density1||# 147||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 125||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 349||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 392||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.