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The Village of Simpson had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2017. Simpson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Simpson is located at latitude 31.2563 and longitude -93.0184 in Vernon Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Simpson (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Vernon Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Village of Simpson (GNIS ID: 2407547) 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.

The Village of Simpson is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vernon Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Simpson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Simpson, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 618
Daytime Population: Workers 171
Daytime Population: Residents 294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 465
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 618
Population in Familes 524
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,915
Average Household Income $60,982
Per Capita Income $24,545

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $125,758
Average Home Value $152,554
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -1.16%
Households -0.62% -1.2%
Families -1.37% -1.44%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Simpson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simpson to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 353 26th
Population Density # 437 8th
Diversity Index # 451 5th
Median Household Income # 172 64th
Per Capita Income # 148 69th

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