Simmesport, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 2,060 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 809  (39.3%)
Females: 1,251  (60.7%)
Median resident age:

29.6 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 71369.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $17,675 (it was $15,455 in 2000)
Simmesport:

$17,675
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,029 (it was $8,061 in 2000)

Simmesport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $55,714 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Simmesport:

$55,714
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $96,897; detached houses: $104,751; mobile homes: $56,282

Median gross rent in 2019: $427.

March 2019 cost of living index in Simmesport: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 59.9%
(42.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Simmesport, LA (2019)
    • 1,12369.5%Black alone
    • 48730.1%White alone
    • 30.2%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Hispanic

Races in Simmesport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Simmesport, Louisiana as of May 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Simmesport is 111 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Louisiana average:

3.82
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Ancestries: American (15.1%), French (10.6%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 954 people per square mile   (low).

Simmesport, Louisiana map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $205 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $212 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (54.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (229.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Plaucheville, LA (3.2 miles ),
Bordelonville, LA (3.2 miles ),
Moreauville, LA (3.2 miles ),
Cottonport, LA (3.8 miles ),
Mansura, LA (3.9 miles ),
Evergreen, LA (4.2 miles ),
Marksville, LA (4.2 miles ),
Hessmer, LA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 30.98 N, Longitude: 91.81 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Simmesport, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Simmesport, LA in 2019
Simmesport satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in Simmesport, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.3%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Public administration (16.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (14.8%)
  • Public administration (14.8%)
  • Apparel (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Simmesport, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Food processing workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Simmesport, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Simmesport-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Simmesport town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1983, a category F3 tornado 8.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simmesport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from Simmesport center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from Simmesport center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 425.3 miles away from Simmesport center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Avoyelles Parish (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Simmesport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Simmesport:

  • BAYOU CHATEAU NURSING CTR (16232 HWY. 1)

Airports located in Simmesport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simmesport:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 48 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 49 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 55 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Alcorn State University (about 74 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)

Public elementary/middle school in Simmesport:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Simmesport Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Greater Atchafalaya Chamber of Commerce (16017 Highway 1).

Hotels: Sportsman's Motel (16093 Highway 1), Art & Video Connection (16093 Highway 1 North).

Birthplace of: Norma McCorvey - Plaintiff in Roe v. Wade.

Avoyelles Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
277 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
79 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Simmesport (2011 data):

  • Simmesport State Bank: at Highway 1 And Laurel Street, branch established on 1956/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.8 mil, Deposits: $54.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Cottonport Bank: Simmesport Branch at 117 Bernard Plaza, branch established on 1996/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $336.7 mil, Deposits: $298.0 mil, headquarters in Cottonport, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mansura Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Simmesport:

Marital status in Simmesport, LA
  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Simmesport:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Simmesport
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Religion statistics for Simmesport, LA (based on Avoyelles Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,40022
Evangelical Protestant4,05029
Mainline Protestant4467
Black Protestant3702
Other1763
None18,631-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Avoyelles Parish:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

30.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

15.9%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Simmesport:

46.4%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Simmesport:

42.0%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Simmesport:

30.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Simmesport:

21.2%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Simmesport:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Simmesport:

52.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Simmesport:

80.5%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Simmesport, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,125$29,1008$6,324
Streets and Highways 4$9,225$27,6750$0
Financial Administration 4$8,830$26,4900$0
Water Supply 2$5,922$35,5320$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,361$26,1660$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$6,200$37,2001$1,094
Sewerage 1$2,632$31,5840$0
Gas Supply 1$5,407$64,8840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$9,478
Totals for Government 21$54,702$31,25816$16,896

Simmesport government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($29.13)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($20.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $324,000 ($157.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $293,000 ($142.23)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($140.78)
    Gas Utilities: $226,000 ($109.71)
    Sewerage: $199,000 ($96.60)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($83.01)
    Central Staff Services: $161,000 ($78.16)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($38.83)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($32.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $110,000 ($53.40)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($7.77)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($6.31)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($3.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($2.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $633,000 ($307.28)

Simmesport government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $179,000 ($86.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000 ($59.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $240,000 ($116.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($33.50)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $239,000 ($116.02)
    Gas Utilities: $209,000 ($101.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $10,000 ($4.85)
    Highways: $6,000 ($2.91)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $350,000 ($169.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $101,000 ($49.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $78,000 ($37.86)
    Property: $30,000 ($14.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.46)

Simmesport government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $193,000 ($93.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000 ($76.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($16.99)

Simmesport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000 ($74.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000 ($27.18)

3.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rapides Parish, LA  1.00% ($35,859 average AGI)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.26% ($29,571)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.17% ($32,652)


3.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.98% ($37,076 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.24% ($37,424)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,500)

Businesses in Simmesport, LA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Simmesport:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simmesport:

  • KZLG (95.9 FM; MANSURA, LA; Owner: AMY M COCO)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KLIL (92.1 FM; MOREAUVILLE, LA; Owner: CAJUN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KEZP (104.3 FM; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: OWENSVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; MARKSVILLE, LA; Owner: THREE RIVERS RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Simmesport:

  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K67GL (Channel 67; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
Simmesport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Simmesport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.9mTotal length
  • $1,785,000Total costs
  • 3,040Total average daily traffic
  • 413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,849Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Simmesport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Hwy 1 4.4 Km W Of Atchafalaya River (Lat: 30.992694 Lon: -91.848167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPKJ873, Licensee ID: L00003547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8400 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2002, Expiration Date: 03/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura, Registrant: Cleco Power LLC, 2030 Donahue Ferry Road, Pineville, LA 71360, Phone: (318) 484-7400
  • L & A 500 N Atchafalaya River Brd (Lat: 30.984917 Lon: -91.800389), Type: Building, Structure height: 1.5 m, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: KNAB660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.350 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/12/2025, Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railroad, 427 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-1953, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:
  • River Bridge At Atchafalaya On L&a Right Of Way 500 S (Lat: 30.979361 Lon: -91.795667), Call Sign: KNAB661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.350 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/12/2025, Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railroad, 427 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-1953, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:
  • Atchafalaya River Bridgehouse (Lat: 30.979917 Lon: -91.795389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KXD275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.305 MHz, 160.350 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 161.250 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2014, Expiration Date: 05/08/2024, Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railroad, 427 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-1953, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Riverside Elem, Hillside & Norwood St (Lat: 30.985917 Lon: -91.805917), Type: Upole, Structure height: 38 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQNX874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2011, Expiration Date: 06/30/2021, Certifier: Josh Roy, Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • ODENBURG, 3608 Hwy 1183 (Lat: 30.920278 Lon: -91.813056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQQK798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2014, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • WOODSIDE, 5622 Hwy 105 (Lat: 30.848583 Lon: -91.824194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 105.2 m, Overall height: 107 m, Call Sign: WQQK918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2014, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • NO02712A, 14.6312 Riverside Dr (Lat: 30.984306 Lon: -91.810750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQXD794,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 02/08/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • YBTR, Intersection Of La Hwy 1 And N Wayside Rd., 2.31 Mi Nw Of Simmesport (Lat: 30.992500 Lon: -91.848056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WRKX935,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2021, Expiration Date: 03/02/2031, Certifier: Michael Masa, Registrant: Cleco Power LLC, 403 Wavell Street, Bunkie, LA 71322, Phone: (318) 346-5615, Fax: (318) 346-5650, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA5KON, Licensee ID: L00480653, Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/02/2022, Registrant: Lufroi P Aymond, 420 S.Simms St, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Call Sign: KC5QFW, Grant Date: 08/14/1995, Expiration Date: 08/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2007, Registrant: Paula S Aymond, 100 Treatment St, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Call Sign: KD5FHJ, Grant Date: 09/29/1998, Expiration Date: 09/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/30/2010, Registrant: Mark A Du Pont, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Call Sign: KF5DKJ, Licensee ID: L01523288, Grant Date: 10/13/2009, Expiration Date: 10/13/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2009, Certifier: Robert S Billodeaux, Registrant: Robert S Billodeaux, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Call Sign: KF1HBJ, Previous Call Sign: KF5DKJ, Licensee ID: L01523288, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2010, Certifier: Robert S Billodeaux, Registrant: Robert S Billodeaux, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Call Sign: AE5UL, Previous Call Sign: KF1HBJ, Licensee ID: L01523288, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2010, Certifier: Robert S Billodeaux, Registrant: Robert S Billodeaux, Simmesport, LA 71369

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5155T, N5155T, N-5155T, Serial Number: 8, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus W Wilkes, 1523 Old La 1, Simmesport, LA 71369
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5685A, N5685A, N-5685A, Serial Number: 28285, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/16/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Don Anderson, 453 Highway 1183, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 642SR, N642SR, N-642SR, Serial Number: 2195, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Ruby Executive Services LLC, 13232 Highway 1, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8526H, N8526H, N-8526H, Serial Number: 502B-2595, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Old River Applicators LLC, Po Box 91, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9134A, N9134A, N-9134A, Serial Number: 502B-0624, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2013
    Registrant (LLC): W D Flyers LLC, 453 Highway 1183, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95AM, N95AM, N-95AM, Serial Number: 32891, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Wilkes Flying Service Inc, 13812 Highway 1, Simmesport, LA 71369
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MKII SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2625F, N2625F, N-2625F, Serial Number: BEBER 01, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 10/16/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 937 Highway 1183, Simmesport, LA 71369
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/15/2018

Most common first names in Simmesport, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2370.6 years
John1971.6 years
Mary1883.9 years
Willie1571.0 years
Joseph1471.7 years
William1379.9 years
Robert1169.3 years
Walter1171.4 years
Henry1072.6 years
George971.6 years
Most common last names in Simmesport, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lemoine3972.8 years
Moreau3877.4 years
Bordelon3573.6 years
Rabalais2876.3 years
Mayeux2380.0 years
Jones2175.6 years
Gremillion1977.0 years
Williams1868.8 years
Mayeaux1674.7 years
Couvillion1578.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Simmesport, LA
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 46.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Simmesport, LA
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas


Simmesport compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Simmesport on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #46 (71369) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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