Demographics

People

Total Population1,727
Male Share of the Population40%
Female Share of the Population60%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+492
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married26.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.9%
Median Earnings25+$18,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$25,729
% Above Poverty Level40.2%
% Below Poverty Level59.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.6%
Median Gross Rent$446
Median House Value$53,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)62.2%
French Except Basque12.4%
English2.5%
German1.9%
Irish1.6%
Canadian1.4%
Italian0.8%
Polish0.1%
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Simmesport Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAvoyelles Parish
Standard Zip Codes71369
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.98
Approximate Longitude-91.81

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)

StationBUNKIE
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches
StationJONESVILLE LOCKS
Distance33.9 miles
Jan Temp37 to 56 F
Apr Temp55 to 76 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip58.9 inches
StationWOODVILLE 4 ESE
Distance34.4 miles
Jan Temp37 to 59 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip68.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cottonport1,704$32,969
Evergreen302$29,464
Mansura1,759$21,111
Marksville5,476$35,583
Moreauville981$44,333
Plaucheville244$81,563

Simmesport Public Schools

Riverside Elementary School
549 Norwood Street
ZIP: 71369
(318) 941-2699
Primary
Total Enrollment 367
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