Simmesport, Louisiana Population 2024

1,386

Simmesport is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. Simmesport has a 2024 population of 1,386. Simmesport is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -5.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,464 in 2020.

The average household income in Simmesport is $39,187 with a poverty rate of 50.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Simmesport is 47.2 years, 40 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Simmesport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Simmesport was:

  • Black or African American: 51.53%
  • White: 44.65%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
634.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.33% (-78)
The current population of Simmesport, Louisiana is 1,386 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,464.

Simmesport, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American67451.53%
White58444.65%
Two or more races503.82%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Simmesport Population by Race

Simmesport Population Pyramid 2024

Simmesport Median Age

47.2

Total

40

Male

48.7

Female

Simmesport Adults

There are 1,008 adults, (283 of whom are seniors) in Simmesport.

Simmesport Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Simmesport Sex Ratio

Female73656.27%
Male57243.73%

Simmesport Population by Age

Simmesport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5812.1359.640.4
Non Family2791.075248
Married2022.8482.217.8
Female1003.653565
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Simmesport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Simmesport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simmesport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.42%.

Simmesport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,630

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Simmesport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simmesport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Simmesport Language

94.56% of Simmesport residents speak only English, while 5.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.44% of the population.

Simmesport Language

Simmesport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black65941663.13%
White52916631.38%
Multiple504692%
Hispanic8450%
showing: 4 rows

50.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.71%

Male Poverty Rate

50.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simmesport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simmesport is Multiple, with 92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simmesport is White, with 31.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.26%.

Simmesport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.64%
High School38.11%
Some College23.03%
Bachelors or Greater22.22%
showing: 4 rows

Simmesport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed28.87%
Male Unemployed26.09%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Simmesport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simmesport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Simmesport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Simmesport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Simmesport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Simmesport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Simmesport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

62

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Simmesport Veterans by War

count

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Simmesport Veterans by Age

count

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Simmesport Veterans by Race

Simmesport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

45.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

77.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simmesport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Simmesport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Simmesport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Simmesport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

95.34%

Born in Simmesport

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Simmesport residents were born in the United States, with 95.34% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Simmesport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,281-21-1.61%
20281,302-21-1.59%
20271,323-21-1.56%
20261,344-21-1.54%
20251,365-21-1.52%
20241,386-21-1.49%
20231,407-21-1.47%
20221,428-21-1.45%
20211,449-15-1.02%
20201,464-578-28.31%
20192,042-15-0.73%
20182,057-23-1.11%
20172,080-11-0.53%
20162,091-4-0.19%
20152,095-9-0.43%
20142,104-10-0.47%
20132,114-17-0.8%
20122,131-13-0.61%
20112,144-17-0.79%
20102,161
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Simmesport Population by Year