Simmesport is located close to the center of Louisiana. Simmesport is part of Avoyelles County. Simmesport has 2.18 square miles of land area and 0.19 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Simmesport population is 1,844, which has shrunk 17.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Simmesport median household income is $20,109 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.11% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Simmesport median house value is $60,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.97% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 65.18% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Simmesport is worse than the state average in quality. The Simmesport area code is 318.