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Simsboro, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Simsboro had a population of 903 as of July 1, 2020. Simsboro ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Simsboro is located at latitude 32.5346 and longitude -92.7885 in Lincoln Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Simsboro encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Village of Simsboro (GNIS ID: 2407549) 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 Simsboro is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln Parish.


Simsboro, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 903 (100%)
Population in Households 896 (99.2%)
Population in Families 754 (83.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 260
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $45,757
Average Household Income $65,497
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $25,381
Wealth Index5 62


Total HU (Housing Units) 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $153,241
Average Home Value $155,638
Housing Affordability Index3 195


Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.7% 0.53%
Households 0.78% 0.58%
Families 0.2% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
Owner Occupied HU   0.42%


Simsboro, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simsboro to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 307 35th
Population Density # 354 26th
Median Household Income # 178 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 194 41st
Per Capita Income # 154 68th
Diversity Index # 34 93rd

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