Skip to Main Content
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B
Simmesport is a town in Louisiana with a population of 1,908. Simmesport is in Avoyelles Parish. Living in Simmesport offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Simmesport and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$55,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$506
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Simmesport
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
Home Security Options for Simmesport
Learn More
  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    2%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    38%
    13%

Working in Simmesport

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$23,333
National
$55,322
Places like Simmesport
More

Simmesport Reviews

3 reviews
I lived in Simmesport for almost all my life, and I must say that it is not the best town to live in. Simmesport has a terrible diversity issue that is still present to this day. The law enforcement in the area tends to "Turn the other cheek" when it comes crimes such as animal abuse and sanitation. The town budget is not spent correctly when it comes to the needs of the towns residents. However, the community stores in the area are kept clean and try to be very well maintained. I would not recommend living in Simmesport. Even though housing is somewhat more affordable, the conditions of most of the homes is terrible. Night life is an issue in the area due to gang violence and other crimes.
Start Your Review of Simmesport
Rate It!
Simmesport is a small town where everyone gets along with each other like a big happy family . It's a great place to come live or visit .
It's just a never nast and trashy town. The mayor is trying to help but there is no helping when the citizens dont try.