Simpson, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Simpson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Simpson had a population of 616 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 616
Population in Households 616
Population in Familes 524
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $45,227
Average Household Income $62,509
Per Capita Income $25,279


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $136,905
Average Home Value $163,947


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.42% -1.1%
Households -0.44% -1.1%
Families -1.21% -1.32%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

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, 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 # 354 26th
Population Density # 436 8th
Diversity Index # 451 5th
Median Household Income # 168 65th
Per Capita Income # 123 74th

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