Sims, Illinois Population 2024

163

Sims is a city located in Wayne County Illinois. Sims has a 2024 population of 163. Sims is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 167 in 2020.

The average household income in Sims is $59,527 with a poverty rate of 25.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sims is 50.1 years, 48.6 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Sims Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sims was:

  • White: 87.43%
  • Asian: 9.84%
  • Black or African American: 1.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
138.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.4% (-4)
The current population of Sims, Illinois is 163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 167.

Sims, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16087.43%
Asian189.84%
Black or African American31.64%
Two or more races21.09%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sims Population by Race

Sims Population Pyramid 2024

Sims Median Age

50.1

Total

48.6

Male

50.5

Female

Sims Adults

There are 163 adults, (42 of whom are seniors) in Sims.

Sims Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sims Sex Ratio

Female9954.1%
Male8445.9%

Sims Population by Age

Sims Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All782.3589.710.3
Married422.7688.111.9
Non Family271.4496.33.7
Female73.5771.428.6
Male21.51000
showing: 5 rows

2.76

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sims Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sims Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sims Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50%.

Sims Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,625

Average Earnings

$31,458

Average Male

$23,958

Average Female

Sims Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sims Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sims Language

100% of Sims residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Sims Language

Sims Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1544629.87%
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25.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

33.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sims

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sims is White, with 29.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sims is White, with 29.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 23.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.33%.

Sims Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
High School25.45%
Some College
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Sims Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed21.05%
Male Employed17.07%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sims Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sims Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sims Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sims Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sims Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sims Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sims Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sims Veterans by War

count

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Sims Veterans by Age

count

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Sims Veterans by Race

Sims Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Sims Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sims Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sims Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sims Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.96%

Born in Sims

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

5.46%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.54% of Sims residents were born in the United States, with 75.96% having been born in Illinois. 5.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sims Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029158-1-0.63%
2028159-1-0.62%
2027160-1-0.62%
2026161-1-0.62%
2025162-1-0.61%
2024163-1-0.61%
2023164-1-0.61%
2022165-1-0.6%
2021166-1-0.6%
2020167-74-30.71%
2019241-1-0.41%
2018242-2-0.82%
2017244-3-1.21%
201624710.41%
2015246-2-0.81%
2014248-5-1.98%
201325310.4%
201225220.8%
2011250-2-0.79%
2010252
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Sims Population by Year