Simmesport, LA

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Simmesport Profile


Overview

Simmesport is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,111 people and just one neighborhood, Simmesport is the 154th largest community in Louisiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Simmesport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Simmesport is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Simmesport who work in healthcare suport services (19.31%), personal care services (14.57%), and food service (14.57%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Simmesport is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Simmesport Demographics

Simmesport ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 4.06% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Simmesport in 2010 was $11,186, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $44,744 for a family of four. Simmesport also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 50.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Simmesport is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Simmesport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Simmesport residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Simmesport include French, Irish, English, Italian, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Simmesport is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Setting

 

Neighborhood Look and Feel

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Simmesport, LA HOMES

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SIZE OF Simmesport, LA HOMES

SIZE OF Simmesport, LA HOMES

homeownership

 

Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Lifestyle

 

Special character

 

Age / Marital Status

 

Age

Marital Status

Gender Ratio

Military & College Status

 

Household Types

 

One person households

Same Sex Partners

Married Couple with Child

Single Parent with Child

Employment Industries in Simmesport

 

Commute to work

 

Average One-way Commute Time

Means Of Transport

Vehicles Per Household

Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

Languages Spoken (top 20)

Unemployment Rate

 

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

Median Household Income

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

Percent with Advanced Degree

income & education

 

Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Simmesport 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in Simmesport

1 in 180

in Louisiana

Simmesport VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
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Theft
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Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Simmesport 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 33.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in Simmesport

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Simmesport Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Simmesport 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Louisiana

(10 is best)

Better than of LA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bunkie Elementary School
311 Pershing Avenue
Bunkie, LA 71322
PK-06
Bunkie Magnet High School
435 Evergreen Street
Bunkie, LA 71322
07-12
Cottonport Elementary School
950 Lemoine Street
Cottonport, LA 71327
PK-06
Lafargue Elementary School
3366 Highway 107
Effie, LA 71331
PK-06
Marksville Elementary School
430 West Waddil Street
Marksville, LA 71351
PK-06
Marksville High School
407 West Bon Tempt Street
Marksville, LA 71351
07-12
Avoyelles High School
287 Main Street
Moreauville, LA 71355
07-12
Plaucheville Elementary School
Hwy 1181 School Loop 50
Plaucheville, LA 71362
PK-06
Riverside Elementary School
549 Norwood Street
Simmesport, LA 71369
PK-06
La School For Ag Science
5303 Highway 115
Bunkie, LA 71322
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.7% 62.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.7% 59.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0%

Educational Expenditures

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