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   (County: Avoyelles Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Simmesport Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 54

10 to 14 years : 32

15 to 17 years : 85

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 8

21 years : 22

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 76

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 26

40 to 44 years : 20

45 to 49 years : 25

50 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 2

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 26

Female:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 9 years : 68

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 27

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 21

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 58

25 to 29 years : 90

30 to 34 years : 120

35 to 39 years : 75

40 to 44 years : 110

45 to 49 years : 81

50 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 56

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 45

85 years and over : 19


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,460

Multiple ancestry : 337

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 150


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,947

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 119

5 to 17 years : 293

18 to 24 years : 167

25 to 34 years : 324

35 to 44 years : 231

45 to 54 years : 310

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 62

65 to 74 years : 108

75 years and over : 177

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 112

5 to 17 years : 269

18 to 24 years : 167

25 to 34 years : 282

35 to 44 years : 159

45 to 54 years : 256

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 62

65 to 74 years : 108

75 years and over : 162

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 42

35 to 44 years : 69

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 730

Female : 997

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 59

Female : 161

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 929

Born in other state in the United States : 170

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 508

Now married, except separated : 477

Divorced : 180

Separated : 67

Widowed : 205

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 60

Divorced : 74

Separated : 11

Widowed : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 1,698

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 100

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 754   (42.6%)
  • United States Or American: 365   (20.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 288   (16.3%)
  • Irish: 96   (5.4%)
  • French Canadian: 88   (5.0%)
  • Italian: 47   (2.7%)
  • German: 45   (2.5%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 30   (1.7%)
  • English: 27   (1.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 14   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 5   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 4   (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Simmesport Town, Louisiana is 1,950



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Simmesport Town, Louisiana: 792
Female Population in Simmesport Town, Louisiana: 1,158


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Simmesport Town, Louisiana: 29.7
Median Female Resident Age in Simmesport Town, Louisiana: 41.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Simmesport Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

44.2

Female

40.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.7

Male

22.7

Female

31.2

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.5

Male

11.5

Female

44.0

Asian


Both sexes

30.5

Male

27.0

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

10.5

Male

73.5

Female

7.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

43.0

Male

59.0

Female

41.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.0

Male

56.5

Female

36.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.4

Male

44.0

Female

40.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Simmesport Town, Louisiana


  • White: 1,102
  • African American: 812
  • American Indian: 8
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 28



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Simmesport Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (1.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (2.2%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (2.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 90   (18.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 52   (10.42%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (6.81%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (6.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (4.01%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 156   (31.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 32   (6.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 31   (6.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (2.61%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (0.8%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (1.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.92%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 52   (5.96%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 99   (11.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 42   (4.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 137   (15.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (5.5%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 30   (3.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 314   (36.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (1.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 74   (8.49%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (1.38%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 19   (2.18%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (1.38%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • Riverside Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 129, Simmesport, LA 71369, Phone: (318) 941-2699, Students: 652 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • Simmesport Branch


    461 Main Street, Simmesport, LA 71369

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Simmesport Town, Louisiana


  • Simmesport Historical Society And Museum Inc


    Po Box 456, Simmesport, LA 71369

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Simmesport Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Simmesport Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Simmesport Town, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Wd Flyers Airport  

Building


(1) Simmesport Police Department   (2) Simmesport Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Choupique Canal   (2) Turners Bayou Canal  

Cape


(1) Cypress Point  

Cemetery


(1) Mason Chapel Cemetery   (2) Morning Star Cemetery   (3) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (4) Mount Olive Cemetery   (5) Mount Salem Cemetery   (6) Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Cemetery   (7) Saint John Cemetery  

Church


(1) Little Zion Church   (2) Mason Chapel Historical   (3) Mount Calvary Church   (4) Mount Olive Church   (5) New Zion Church   (6) Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church   (7) Pleasant Greens Church   (8) Saint John Church   (9) Sunrise Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 9   (2) State Of Louisiana   (3) Town Of Simmesport   (4) Ward Seven  

Lake


(1) Lac Choupique   (2) Mccrea Lake   (3) Whitehead Lake  

Levee


(1) West Protection Levee  

Locale


(1) Burlong Landing   (2) Deer Range Landing   (3) Deer Range Plantation   (4) Fairfield Landing   (5) Jacoby Landing   (6) Lower Deer Range Landing   (7) Wayside   (8) Williams Landing  

Oilfield


(1) Montcrief Gas Field  

Populated Place


(1) Cason   (2) Gordon   (3) Neita   (4) Odenburg   (5) Red Fish   (6) Rosewood   (7) Simmesport   (8) Suna   (9) Woodside   (10) Yellow Bayou  

Post Office


(1) Simmesport Post Office  

School


(1) Dunbar High School   (2) Riverside Elementary School   (3) Woodside School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bayou Ferdinand   (2) Bayou Cason   (3) Bayou Choupique   (4) Bayou Creux   (5) Bayou Du Corail   (6) Bayou Du Lac   (7) Beauregard Slough   (8) Brushy Bayou   (9) Harlands Bayou   (10) Harvey Bayou   (11) Hops Bayou   (12) La Baie Cason   (13) Turners Bayou   (14) Wilson Bayou   (15) Yellow Bayou  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

71369 (pop. 3,309)


Cities Nearby Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Plaucheville Village, LA  (pop. 409) 10.1 Miles
Moreauville Village, LA  (pop. 948) 10.4 Miles
Cottonport Town, LA  (pop. 2,345) 14.2 Miles
Mansura Town, LA  (pop. 1,609) 14.9 Miles
District 15, LA  (pop. 11,698) 17.0 Miles
Evergreen Town, LA  (pop. 336) 17.7 Miles
Marksville City, LA  (pop. 5,664) 18.0 Miles
Hessmer Village, LA  (pop. 879) 18.9 Miles
Palmetto Village, LA  (pop. 221) 19.3 Miles
District 13, LA  (pop. 11,592) 20.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

318



Elevation in Simmesport Town, Louisiana is 59.0 ft. (18.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Lat: 30.983485 N        Long: -91.812590 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Simmesport Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 65   (12.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 39   (7.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 47   (8.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 46   (8.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 71   (13.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 51   (9.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 59   (10.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 28   (5.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 47   (8.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 54   (10.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 386

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 76

In 3-person carpool : 24

In 4-person carpool : 6

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 32

Other means : 10

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 95

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 40

15 to 19 minutes : 3

20 to 24 minutes : 89

25 to 29 minutes : 36

30 to 34 minutes : 64

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 12

45 to 59 minutes : 18

60 to 89 minutes : 47

90 or more minutes : 65


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 246

No Social Security income : 432


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 89

No retirement income : 589


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 66

$15,000 to $19,999 : 43

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 31

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 31

$75,000 to $99,999 : 61

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $34,615


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • KCLF (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; New Roads, LA; Owner: New World Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • KPCP (88.3 FM; New Roads, LA; Owner: Stop The Violence/save The Children, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Simmesport, LA; Owner: Port Allen Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • KLIL (92.1 FM; Moreauville, LA; Owner: Cajun Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KZLG (95.9 FM; Moreauville, LA; Owner: Amy M Coco)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; Mansura, LA; Owner: Three Rivers Radio Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23  (8.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 47  (17.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 27  (10.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (4.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 75  (28.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 47  (15.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 129  (43.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 86  (28.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 41 Farms In Simmesport Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Cottonport Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

Simmesport State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $65.6k
    Industry Specialization: Consumer Lending
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • Esler Regional


    (about 40.4 miles in Libuse, Louisiana; Airport Code: ESF)

  • England AFB


    (about 49.4 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Alexandria International


    (about 49.6 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 50.2 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County


    (about 53.2 miles in Washington, Mississippi; Airport Code: HEZ)

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 54.8 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

65.69%

Carpooled

27.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.36%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.47%

Other Means

1.09%

Worked At Home

1.64%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Simmesport Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 237

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 54

Female householder, no husband present : 137

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 236

Householder not living alone : 14


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 32

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 6

All other households : 637


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 177

Renter-occupied housing units : 60

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 77

Renter-occupied housing units : 60

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 119

Renter-occupied housing units : 131


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 84

$10,000 to $14,999 : 167

$15,000 to $19,999 : 59

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 39

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 37

$75,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Total : 806


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 678

Vacant : 128


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 7

Built 1990 to 1999 : 112

Built 1980 to 1989 : 107

Built 1970 to 1979 : 171

Built 1960 to 1969 : 145

Built 1950 to 1959 : 70

Built 1940 to 1949 : 106

Built 1939 or earlier : 74


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 385

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 3

Electricity : 283

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 51

$70,000 to $79,999 : 42

$80,000 to $89,999 : 40

$90,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 4

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 222

Housing units without a mortgage : 187


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Simmesport Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $7,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $91,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $46,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $61,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $34,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $60,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $45,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $43,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Simmesport Town, Louisiana: 62.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 78.47%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 21.53%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Simmesport Town, LA): $15,455
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Simmesport Town): $34,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Simmesport Town): $243
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 58.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.2%
Electricity: 33.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 1.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Simmesport Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Central La Home Health Care


     Address: 940 West Bontempt, Marksville, Louisiana 71351
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/20/1985

Medistar Home Health Of Marksville


     Address: 347 Moreau Street, Marksville, Louisiana 71351
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/1/1983

Bunkie Homecare


     Address: 427 Evergreen Hwy, Bunkie, Louisiana 71322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/20/1984

Stat Home Health Agency-west, Llc


     Address: 19060 Hwy 105, Melville, Louisiana 71353
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/16/1992

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health


     Address: 350 Hospital Road, New Roads, Louisiana 70760
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/17/1984

Hospitals Close To Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Avoyelles Hospital


     Address: Highway 1192 Blue Town Road, Marksville, Louisiana 71351
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Ville Platte Medical Center


     Address: 800 E Main, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Opelousas General Health System


     Address: 539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Doctors Hospital Of Opelousas


     Address: 3983 I 49 South Service Road, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Villa Feliciana Medical Complex


     Address: 5002 Highway 10, Jackson, Louisiana 70748
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Nursing Homes Close To Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Bayou Chateau Nursing Ctr


     Address: 16232 Hwy. 1, Simmesport, Louisiana 71369
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Rio-sol Nursing Home, Inc.


     Address: 7049 Zylenne Street, Mansura, Louisiana 71350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 59%

Colonial Nursing Home


     Address: 426 North Washington Street, Marksville, Louisiana 71351
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Valley View Health Care


     Address: 7119 Highway 1, Marksville, Louisiana 71351
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Hessmer Nursing Home


     Address: 3707 Hwy 114, Hessmer, Louisiana 71341
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 24 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 235
    Disabled Workers: 130
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.93%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.48%
  • Other 1.59%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Simmesport Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Avoyelles Parish, LA

5.83 % of Avoyelles Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,528

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Avoyelles Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Rapides Parish , LA 1.08 % ($31,608 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.96 % ($23,148 AGI )
  • St Bernard Parish , LA 0.47 % ($29,097 AGI )

Relocation away from Avoyelles Parish, LA

4.19 % of Avoyelles Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,563

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Avoyelles Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Rapides Parish , LA 1.14 % ($26,617 AGI )
  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 0.32 % ($22,524 AGI )
  • Lafayette Parish , LA 0.29 % ($31,184 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Simmesport Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Hurricanes And Storms In Simmesport Town, Louisiana

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 45 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 30 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Simmesport Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Simmesport Town, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 45 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 3 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 134 45 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 13 17 22 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 581 757 988 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 39 32 29 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 1,743 1,425 1,302 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 77 82 90 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 3,442 3,651 4,041 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 5 2 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 224 89 90 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 45 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 5 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
30 29 30 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
17 17 18 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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