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People

Total Population 2,003
Male Share of the Population 36.9%
Female Share of the Population 63.1%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 460
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 26.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,165
% Above Poverty Level 55.2%
% Below Poverty Level 44.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $452
Median House Value $60,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 5.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Simmesport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Avoyelles
Standard Zip Codes 71369
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.994
Longitude -91.8

Simmesport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUNKIE
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
Station JONESVILLE LOCKS
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
Station WOODVILLE 4 ESE
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 68.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Simmesport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hyde (71369)

Odenburg (71369)

Red Fish (71369)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cottonport 1,997 $32,576
Evergreen 262 $23,958
Mansura 1,702 $30,395
Marksville 5,594 $34,621
Moreauville 927 $55,000
Plaucheville 178 $62,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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