Simmesport, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Simmesport, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Simmesport had a population of 2,192 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The Town of Simmesport is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Simmesport: Simsport.

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Simmesport, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,192
Population in Households 2,010
Population in Familes 1,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density2 1,003
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,640
Average Household Income $45,760
Per Capita Income $17,122

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $67,077
Average Home Value $115,945
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 724
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.1% 0.06%
Families 0.11% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   0.69%

Simmesport, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simmesport to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 191 60th
Population Density # 152 68th
Diversity Index # 132 72nd
Median Household Income # 384 19th
Per Capita Income # 406 15th

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