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The Village of Simpson had a population of 658 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.


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Simpson, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 658
Population in Households 658
Population in Familes 559
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 255
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $123,611
Average Home Value $151,641
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,302
Average Household Income $59,378
Per Capita Income $23,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% -0.18%
Households 0.32% -0.24%
Families -0.69% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 352 26th
Population Density1 # 433 9th
Diversity Index2 # 441 7th
Median Household Income # 141 70th
Per Capita Income # 152 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.