Simsboro, Louisiana

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Simsboro is a village in western Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 684 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Simsboro is located at 32°32′3″N 92°47′11″W / 32.53417°N 92.78639°W / 32.53417; -92.78639 (32.534169, -92.786417)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 684 people, 273 households, and 193 families residing in the village. The population density was 76.1/km² (197.2/mi²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 37.6/km² (97.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 77.05% White, 21.49% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.44% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 273 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 13.6% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,324, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $31,111 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,465. About 14.4% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

Grambling | Ruston

Dubach | Vienna

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