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Sims is a township in Grant County, in the Marion metro area.
The latitude of Sims is 40.519N. The longitude is -85.828W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,858.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sims demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46986 ZIP code.
23% of Sims residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sims ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sims was $19,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sims residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sims, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $694.
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sims political report.
The average commute time for Sims workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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