Simpson Vernon Parish, Louisiana

Simpson: Village in Louisiana, United States

About

Simpson is a village located in the county of Vernon Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 638 and a population density of 103 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 582 inhabitants.

Simpson Quick Facts

Population : 582 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Vernon Parish
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 6.21 km2
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:02:29 (29th May 2022)
Postal code : 71474
Density : 94 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.62% (2010-2020)

Geography

Simpson is located at 31°14'45"N 93°0'56"W (31.2457400, -93.0154400).

Simpson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Simpson decreased by 9.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 638 - census
2011 638 0% estimation process
2012 663 3.77% estimation process
2013 647 -2.47% estimation process
2014 640 -1.09% estimation process
2015 622 -2.89% estimation process
2016 623 0.16% estimation process
2017 614 -1.47% estimation process
2018 593 -3.54% estimation process
2019 586 -1.19% estimation process
2020 582 -0.69% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,089
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,809
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 74.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,940
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,790
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.0%
People over 65 (%) : 10.3%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 91.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 3.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 980
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.9%

Simpson zip code is 71474. County name: Vernon, County fips: 22115

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $238,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,744
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $634
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,130
2015-2019 Households : 8,037
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.58
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,129
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,528
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 70,049
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 212,332
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,328
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $94,580
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $46,270
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,167
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 690
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 342
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,052
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,077
2010 population per square mile : 1,063.1
2010 land area in square miles : 12.97
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $158,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,348
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $437
2015-2019 median gross rent : $740
2015-2019 Households : 2,258
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,583
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,712
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 76,597
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,784
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,835
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,380
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 547
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 253
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 211
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 518
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 436
2010 population per square mile : 1,134.2
2010 land area in square miles : 4.58

Schools in Simpson

College & universities near Simpson, LA

Code Name City ZIP
450128 Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Alexandria (LA) 71301

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Simpson, LA

Code Name Address Type
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL

Post offices near Simpson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Simpson Post Office Simpson (LA) 71474

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  • Simpson , North Carolina village in North Carolina, United States with a population of 483 people.
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  • Simpson , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 60 people.

Other cities in Vernon Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vernon Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Leesville 5,523 City in Louisiana, United States
New Llano 2,186 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Rosepine 1,540 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Anacoco 777 Suburb village of Leesville, located in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States
Hornbeck 436 Town in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States