Mims is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 7,162 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mims is the 235th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns, Mims isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mims are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mims is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mims who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), sales jobs (12.91%), and management occupations (6.10%).
Also of interest is that Mims has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mims has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mims has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mims than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mims may be for you.
One of the nice things about Mims is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Mims is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mims, the average commute to work is 32.06 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Mims does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Mims with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.45% of adults in Mims have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mims in 2010 was $22,712, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,848 for a family of four. However, Mims contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mims is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mims home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mims residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mims include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mims is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.