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The Town of Simmesport had a population of 2,076 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Simmesport is located at latitude 30.9835 and longitude -91.8001 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Simmesport 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Simmesport: Simsport.
|Total Population||2,076 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,894 (91.2%)|
|Population in Families||1,504 (72.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||182 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$19,834|
|Average Household Income||$41,271|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$15,342|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||847 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||433 (51.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||257 (30.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||158 (18.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,273|
|Average Home Value||$103,299|
|Housing Affordability Index3||162|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.47%|
The table below compares Simmesport to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 196||59th|
|Population Density||# 158||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 463||3rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 118||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 428||10th|
|Diversity Index||# 130||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.