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Sims, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Sims Census Designated Place had a population of 156 as of July 1, 2018. Sims ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sims is located at latitude 40.4998 and longitude -85.8553 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Sims Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Sims Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583470) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Sims Census Designated Place is located within Township of Sims, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

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Sims, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 156
Population in Households 156
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 156
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $41,286
Average Household Income $51,582
Per Capita Income $21,062


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $88,235
Average Home Value $109,375


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.13%
Households 0.18% -0.29%
Families 1.23% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Sims, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sims to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 624 9th
Population Density # 652 4th
Diversity Index # 311 55th
Median Household Income # 564 17th
Per Capita Income # 576 15th

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