Sims, Wayne County, Illinois

Sims: Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

About

Sims is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 252 and a population density of 210 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 238 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Sims

Population : 238 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Wayne County
Area : 1.2 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:19:05 (7th August 2022)
Postal code : 62886
Density : 198 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.88% (2010-2020)

Geography

Sims is located at 38°21'37"N 88°31'50"W (38.3603300, -88.5306100).

Sims map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sims decreased by 5.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 252 - census
2011 250 -0.8% estimation process
2012 250 0% estimation process
2013 250 0% estimation process
2014 245 -2.04% estimation process
2015 244 -0.41% estimation process
2016 244 0% estimation process
2017 242 -0.83% estimation process
2018 242 0% estimation process
2019 240 -0.83% estimation process
2020 238 -0.84% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 447,643
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 413,343
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 453,491
April 1, 2010 Population : 413,344
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.0%
People over 65 (%) : 16.3%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 59.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 14.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 16.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 27.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 37.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 33,337
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 159,806

Sims zip code is 62886. County name: Wayne, County fips: 17191

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 159,806
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $406,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,168
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $558
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,592
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,733
2015-2019 Households : 149,865
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 625,627
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,241,785
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,412,211
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 5,106,627
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,137
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $81,472
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,400
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 7,250
2019 total employment : 116,890
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 6,266,614
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 26,699
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 25,724
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,695
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,091
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,202
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,085
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,296
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 21,710
2010 population per square mile : 503.0
2010 land area in square miles : 821.77

Schools in Sims

College & universities near Sims, IL

Code Name City ZIP
403469 Frontier Community College Fairfield (IL) 62837

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sims, IL

Code Name Address Type
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Sims

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sim Post Office Sims (IL) 62886

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Sims , Indiana census-designated place in Grant County, Indiana with a population of 1,645 people.
  • Sims , North Carolina human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America with a population of 286 people.

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Cincinnati 8,830 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
Fairfield 4,889 City in Illinois, United States
Wayne City 983 City in Illinois, United States of America
Cisne 650 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Barnhill 581 Township in Wayne County, Illinois
Mayberry 471 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Mount Erie 81 Township in Wayne County, Illinois
Keenes 79 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Johnsonville 76 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Golden Gate 65 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America