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Population in 2012: 847 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.8%
Males: 423  (50.0%)
Females: 424  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71275.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,906 (it was $31,324 in 2000)
Simsboro:

$39,906
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,769

Simsboro village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,007 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Simsboro:

$78,007
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,496; Detached houses: $85,321; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,086; Mobile homes: $37,852

Median gross rent in 2012: $585.

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  • White alone - 580 (69.0%)
  • Black alone - 206 (24.5%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Simsboro: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), German (9.6%), English (9.3%), United States (5.9%), French (2.4%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 348 feet

Land area: 3.47 square miles.

Population density: 244 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Simsboro:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Simsboro village:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

60 residents are foreign born

This village:  5.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Simsboro, Louisiana as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Simsboro to the number of sex offenders is 71 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (40.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (57.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (233.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grambling, LA (2.1 miles ), Arcadia, LA (2.9 miles ), Ruston, LA (2.9 miles ), Vienna, LA (3.1 miles ), Bryceland, LA (3.7 miles) , Quitman, LA (3.7 miles) , Dubach, LA (3.7 miles ), Mount Lebanon, LA (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 32.53 N, Longitude: 92.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Simsboro-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Simsboro village center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1982, a category F3 tornado 12.2 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from Simsboro center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Simsboro:

  • BRASWELL HOME (Hospital, BRASWELL LN RT 1 BOX 289)
  • WALNUT CREEK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 177 WALNUT CREEK ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Simsboro:

  • HEALTH PARADIGM MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • MAPLE STREET HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • MORIAH HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RUSTON, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Simsboro, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simsboro:

  • Grambling State University (about 5 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 9 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 42 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 51 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 54 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 57 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 59 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)

Public high school in Simsboro:

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Churches in Simsboro include: Simsboro Baptist Church (A), Simsboro United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lincoln Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Simsboro and their reported violations in the past:

FELLOWSHIP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-15-2000 and AUG-14-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-15-2000 and JUL-14-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and NOV-07-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001), Fed FAO issued (JUN-25-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Simsboro, LA

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Simsboro compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Simsboro travel time to work - commute


Simsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Simsboro village (based on Lincoln Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.13%
Here51.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents67.1%16.2%4.2%3.0%2.2%
Congregations41.1%17.9%3.6%1.8%3.6%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents1.6%1.2%1.2%1.0%2.2%
Congregations7.1%5.4%3.6%3.6%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Lincoln Parish:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lincoln Parish:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Lincoln Parish:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln Parish:

30.3%
State:

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

13.6%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$408
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,275
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$685
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,326
Water Supply 0$0 1$408
Totals for Government 0$0 7$4,102


9.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.78% of residents moved from foreign countries ($425 average AGI)
Lincoln Parish:

0.78%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.78% ($28,283 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.61% ($22,654)
from Jackson Parish, LA  0.51% ($33,123)


10.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.05% ($31,324 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.58% ($61,773)
to Jackson Parish, LA  0.55% ($39,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in Simsboro:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRUS (1490 AM; 1 kW; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simsboro:

  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)
  • K214CE (90.7 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPERVISORS OF LA ST UNIV)
  • KNBB (99.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KAPI (88.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • KTOC-FM (104.9 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Simsboro:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Simsboro fatal accident list:

Apr 1, 1986 11:36 PM, Us80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 12, 1978 02:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 890
Total average daily truck traffic: 338
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,513

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Simsboro)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • N Of Hwy 80 & Ic Railroad (Lat: 32.536806 Lon: -92.791278), Call Sign: KYW965
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004
    Registrant: Simsboro, Village Of, Simsboro, LA 71275

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA5BUV, Licensee ID: L00764945
    Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Gordon P Woodard
    Registrant: Gordon P Woodard, 2105 Hwy 563, Simsboro, LA 71275
  • Call Sign: N5IIG, Licensee ID: L00848258
    Grant Date: 11/22/2005, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016
    Registrant: James C Skinner, 989 Sunshine Rd, Simsboro, LA 71275
  • Call Sign: WA5LGO, Licensee ID: L00615385
    Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Certifier: Larry R Stanley
    Registrant: Larry R Stanley, 3875 Hwy 544, Simsboro, LA 71275
  • Call Sign: WB5DSE, Licensee ID: L01120716
    Grant Date: 02/21/2006, Expiration Date: 05/21/2016, Certifier: Herbert L Gambrell
    Registrant: Herbert L Gambrell, 1245 Mitchell Rd, Simsboro, LA 71275

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1744X , Serial Number: 21060765, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Hjm Transportation LLC, Po Box 248, Simsboro, LA 71275


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Simsboro


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Most common first names in Simsboro, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1679.0 years
John1369.9 years
James1271.8 years
Willie1275.3 years
William1177.6 years
Robert972.1 years
Joe776.6 years
Minnie778.7 years
Jessie670.9 years
Hazel578.0 years
Most common last names in Simsboro, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1671.1 years
Gipson1474.4 years
Pruitt1371.2 years
Davis1274.9 years
Alexander1175.8 years
Jones1171.6 years
Durrett1178.8 years
Holland1079.0 years
Smith985.0 years
Madden875.6 years
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