Sims, IL 62886 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62886: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sims, IL 62886

Not Acceptable, USPS
Arrington, IL 62886

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 104
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.412, Longitude -88.529
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sims, IL 62886 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 487
Population in Households 487
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $62,264
Average Home Value $86,094


Median Household Income $38,493
Average Household Income $48,949
Per Capita Income $19,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.29%
Households -0.33% -0.31%
Families -0.43% -0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sims, IL 62886 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62886 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1159 16th
Population Density1 # 1240 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1315 4th
Median Household Income # 1242 10th
Per Capita Income # 1285 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.