Mims, FL


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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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mims who work in office and administrative support (20.25%), sales jobs (11.66%), and business and financial occupations (6.74%).

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.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mims has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mims a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.18 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Mims is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.32% of adults 25 and older in Mims have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mims in 2010 was $25,136, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,544 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, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Mims is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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