Simsboro, Louisiana

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Simsboro, Louisiana

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Simsboro strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Simsboro, Louisiana

Comparing Simsboro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 8 3
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Well-Paid Single Women 5 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
Median Family Income 3 7
People Above Poverty 3 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 4 4

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Simsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 234 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 71275
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.534
Longitude -92.788

Simsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station HOMER 3 SSW
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
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Simsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 684 100%
Male 331 48.4%
Female 353 51.6%
Under 18 166 24.3%
18+ 518 75.7%
65+ 83 12.1%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 2.93
White 527 77%
African-American 147 21.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Simsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 664
Growth -20
Growth % -2.9%

Simsboro Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.1%
US/American 16.1%
Irish 8%
English 7.8%
European 5.2%
French (except Basque) 4.6%
German 2.9%
French Canadian 2.7%
Scottish 2.3%
Italian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
British 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Montcalm (71275)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Simsboro 684 $35,417
Arcadia 3,041 $26,250
Bryceland 114 $33,750
Grambling 4,693 $27,857
Quitman 168 $39,583
Ruston 20,546 $37,394
Vienna 424 $61,000
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Simsboro High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 603 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

Simsboro Colleges

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