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People

Total Population 816
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 385
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.2%
Median Earnings25+ $42,895
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $43,882

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,083
% Above Poverty Level 78%
% Below Poverty Level 22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.1%
Median Gross Rent $591
Median House Value $132,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 12.1%

Simpson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Vernon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71474
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.245
Longitude -93.015

Simpson 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 LEESVILLE
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
Station BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station DE RIDDER
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Temple (71474)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anacoco 1,077 $68,393
Boyce 1,456 $31,176
Hornbeck 468 $48,750
Leesville 6,656 $47,313
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Simpson High Schools

SIMPSON HIGH SCHOOL
4262 HIGHWAY 8
337-383-7810
Serves 364 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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