Sims, Michigan Population 2024

1,001

Sims is a city located in Arenac County Michigan. Sims has a 2024 population of 1,001. Sims is currently growing at a rate of 0.6% annually and its population has increased by 1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 983 in 2020.

The average household income in Sims is $72,271 with a poverty rate of 11.09%. The median age in Sims is 62.8 years: 64.7 years for males, and 58.5 years for females.

Sims Demographics

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

  • White: 98.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
87.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.83% (18)
The current population of Sims, Michigan is 1,001 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 983.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87298.64%
Two or more races91.02%
Other race30.34%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sims Population by Race

Sims Population Pyramid 2024

Sims Median Age

62.8

Total

64.7

Male

58.5

Female

Sims Adults

There are 789 adults, (393 of whom are seniors) in Sims.

Sims Age Dependency

123.2

Age Dependency Ratio

99.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Sims Sex Ratio

Female47653.85%
Male40846.15%

Sims Population by Age

Sims Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4771.8596.23.8
Married2682.3598.51.5
Non Family1961.0296.43.6
Female114.3636.463.6
Male23.51000

2.42

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

96.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sims Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade384.9%
Associates Degree9512.26%
Bachelors Degree10914.06%
Graduate Degree9912.77%
High School Graduate22729.29%
Less Than 9th Grade30.39%
Some College20426.32%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White752711208
Hispanic17170
2+ Races990
Other Race330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.66%.

Sims Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$35,500$0$0
Graduate Degree$53,750$0$54,063
High School Graduate$28,438$34,063$17,361
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$0$0
Overall$34,265$44,205$30,417
Some College$59,583$73,750$33,864

$34,265

Average Earnings

$44,205

Average Male

$30,417

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

98.61% of Sims residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Sims Language

Sims Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8619210.69%
Multiple9666.67%
Hispanic17635.29%

11.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sims

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sims is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sims is White, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.42%.

Sims Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.22%
High School11.89%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Sims Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.86%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sims Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sims Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,125$82,911
Households$54,464$72,271
Married Families$69,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,000$56,688

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sims Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

63.4%

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 35-44, 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

107

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam60
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War11
Korea10
World War II0

Sims Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7450
75+26
35 to 5421
55 to 647
18 to 343

Sims Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10713.77%
Hispanic635.29%

Sims Veterans by Race

Sims Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sims Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.6%

Labor Force Participation

31.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

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

82.81%

Born in Sims

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Sims residents were born in the United States, with 82.81% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sims Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,03160.59%
20281,02560.59%
20271,01960.59%
20261,01360.6%
20251,00760.6%
20241,00160.6%
202399560.61%
202298960.61%
202198300%
2020983-55-5.3%
20191,038-7-0.67%
20181,04520.19%
20171,043-9-0.86%
20161,052-13-1.22%
20151,06520.19%
20141,063-5-0.47%
20131,068-4-0.37%
20121,072-9-0.83%
20111,081-15-1.37%
20101,09600%

Sims Population by Year