Income/capita 32%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 49%
IndexSimsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,422$26,779$29,829
Median household income$50,385$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,500$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$42,000$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$30,833$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sims is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sims is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sims is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sims is 53% higher than the national average

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      Sims employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.5%3.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%9.0%
      Wholesale & retail services3.7%6.4%
      Public administration2.5%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%1.3%
      Education, health & social services16.0%37.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Zebulon, NC4,813$51,1088%
      Nashville, NC5,521$45,65617%
      Bailey, NC515$44,44420%
      Lake Royale, NC3,414$43,10322%
      Stantonsburg, NC821$38,67230%
      Sims, NC367$50,3859%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mahaffey, PA367$43,43821%
      Fontanet, IN367$91,05865%
      Seymour, IL367$31,95842%
      Superior, WY367$49,75010%
      Amana, IA367$63,75015%
      Sims, NC367$50,3859%
      Source: The Sims, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).