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People

Total Population 313
Male Share of the Population 54%
Female Share of the Population 46%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 125
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.8%
Median Earnings25+ $25,714
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,107
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,750
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 14.8%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $45,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 1.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sims Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 62886
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.36
Longitude -88.53

Sims Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FAIRFIELD RADIO WFIW
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sims, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arrington (62886)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluford 617 $48,542
Cisne 646 $45,536
Fairfield 4,882 $47,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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