Simsboro, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 857 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 448  (52.3%)
Females: 409  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71275.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,982 (it was $31,324 in 2000)
Simsboro:

$39,982
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,184 (it was $14,465 in 2000)

Simsboro village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,776 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Simsboro:

$77,776
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $618.

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  • Races in Simsboro, LA (2010)

    Simsboro races chart
    • 58069.0%White alone
    • 20624.5%Black alone
    • 354.2%Hispanic
    • 131.5%Two or more races
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Simsboro: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.0%), English (11.4%), German (8.3%), French (5.5%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 348 feet

Land area: 3.47 square miles.

Population density: 247 people per square mile   (very low).

Simsboro,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Simsboro:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Simsboro village:

  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

61 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This village:

5.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Simsboro, Louisiana as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Simsboro to the number of sex offenders is 77 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $227 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $177 (0.3%)

Simsboro satellite photo by USGS

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

Simsboro household income distribution Simsboro home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Simsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Simsboro, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Simsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 91% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from Simsboro center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 325.8 miles away from Simsboro center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Simsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Simsboro:

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

Other hospitals and medical centers near Simsboro:

  • HEALTH PARADIGM MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 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)
  • BENTON STREET HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • MAGNOLIA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • BIENVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • LOUISIANA EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simsboro:

  • Grambling State University (about 5 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 8 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 42 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 45 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 51 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 55 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 58 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino 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
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Louisiana average:

12.2

Simsboro travel time to work - commute Simsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,68745
Mainline Protestant3,80714
Black Protestant2,76118
Catholic1,4272
Other7133
None23,340-
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: 3
Lincoln Parish:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln Parish:

30.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Simsboro:

45.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Simsboro:

39.7%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Simsboro:

28.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Simsboro, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,000$24,0001$800
Totals for Government 1$2,000$24,0001$800

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.03% ($36,201 average AGI)
from Union Parish, LA  0.48% ($23,940)
from Jackson Parish, LA  0.42% ($29,576)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.12% ($33,369 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.66% ($32,989)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.38% ($31,093)

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 persons involved: 1
Apr 12, 1978 02:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 830Total average daily traffic
  • 315Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,411Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (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 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004Registrant: Simsboro, Village Of, Simsboro, LA 71275

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DRISKILL MTN EAST LA, 1275 State Highway 507 (Lat: 32.433778 Lon: -92.861139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 118.8 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQUB820
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2014, Expiration Date: 05/30/2024, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA5BUV, Licensee ID: L00764945, Grant Date: 01/08/2014, Expiration Date: 01/18/2024, Certifier: Gordon P Woodard, Registrant: Gordon P Woodard, 2119 Hwy 563, Simsboro, LA 71275
  • Call Sign: N5IIG, Licensee ID: L00848258, Grant Date: 11/13/2015, Expiration Date: 01/24/2026, 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: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 05/21/2026, Certifier: Herbert L Gambrell, Registrant: Herbert L Gambrell, 1245 Mitchell Rd, Simsboro, LA 71275-3250

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

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

FELLOWSHIP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 660, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Simsboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Simsboro, LA
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (3%)

Simsboro compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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