Simmesport, Louisiana Population 2022

2,024
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Simmesport is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. Simmesport has a 2020 population of 2,024. Simmesport is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -6.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,161 in 2010.

The average household income in Simmesport is $34,164 with a poverty rate of 59.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $427 per month, and the median house value is $52,800. The median age in Simmesport is 29 years, 24.7 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Simmesport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Simmesportwas:

  • Black or African American: 69.17%
  • White: 30.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Simmesport, Louisiana is 2,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,161.

Simmesport, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,12269.17%
White49330.39%
Two or More Races70.43%
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Simmesport Population by Race

Simmesport Population Pyramid $2022

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Simmesport Median Age

29


Total

24.7


Male

32.6


Female

Simmesport Adults

There are 1,057 adults, (208 of whom are seniors) in Simmesport.

Simmesport Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Simmesport Sex Ratio

Female

983

60.60%

Male

639

39.40%

Simmesport Population by Age

Simmesport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Simmesport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.3%84.7%
Male40.5%59.5%
All45.5%54.5%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Married69.2%30.8%

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Simmesport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.4645.5
Non Family248053.2
Female1833.415.3
Married1593.369.2
Male374.0540.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Simmesport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade809.11%
9th to 12th Grade24928.36%
High School Graduate34939.75%
Some College14316.29%
Associates Degree111.25%
Bachelors Degree343.87%
Graduate Degree121.37%
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Simmesport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simmesport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black50129313
White37025133
2+ Races75
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.92%.

Simmesport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,308$20,764$16,985
Less Than 9th Grade$16,611$20,278$16,048
High School Graduate$17,885$$17,000
Some College$20,132$$20,066
Bachelors Degree$2,500$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,308

Average Earnings

$20,764

Average Male

$16,985

Average Female

Simmesport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simmesport Language by Age

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Simmesport Language

97.63% of Simmesport residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Simmesport Language

Simmesport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,11374266.67%
White42517942.12%
Multiple7571.43%
Hispanic33100.00%
OtherNaN%

59.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

58.47%

Male Poverty Rate

60.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simmesport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simmesport is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 25.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 67.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.61%.

Simmesport Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School67.42%
Less Than 9th Grade49.35%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
Some College24.66%

Simmesport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.47%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed35.51%
Male Employed35.37%

Simmesport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simmesport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,120$34,164
Families$25,766$45,861
Married Families$64,792-
Non Families$9,500$15,148
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Income by Household Type

Simmesport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Simmesport Married by Age and Sex

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Simmesport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Simmesport Marital Status by Race

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Simmesport Marital Status

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51

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War17
Korea7
World War II
First Gulf War

Simmesport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7418
35 to 5417
55 to 649
75+7
18 to 34

Simmesport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black324.89%
White174.29%
2+ Races228.57%

Simmesport Veterans by Race

Simmesport Veterans by Education

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53.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simmesport Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Simmesport Employment by Age

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Simmesport Employment by Race

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Simmesport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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95.31%

Born in Simmesport

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Simmesport residents were born in the United States, with 95.31% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,024-12-0.59%
20212,036-12-0.59%
20202,048-12-0.58%
20192,060-12-0.58%
20182,072-21-1.00%
20172,093-10-0.48%
20162,103-1-0.05%
20152,104-6-0.28%
20142,110-9-0.42%
20132,119-16-0.75%
20122,135-11-0.51%
20112,146-15-0.69%
20102,1610.00%

Simmesport Population by Year