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Statistical Characteristics of Mims

Population Of Mims

As of the 2000 Census, Mims had a total population of 9,147 - 4,613 (50.40 percent) females and 4,534 (49.6 percent) males. The median age was 41.10 years. Twenty-four point zero zero percent (24.00%) of the population was under 18 years and 17.80 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Age Distribution of People in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census 65 and over
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17.80%
45 to 64
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25.60%
25 to 44
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26.43%
15 to 24
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10.70%
5 to 14
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14.53%
Under 5
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5.00%
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Percent of Mims population

For people reporting one race alone;

  • Eighty-six point six zero percent (86.60%) were White;
  • Eleven point zero zero percent (11.00%) were Black or African American;
  • Less than 0.60 percent were American Indian or Alaska Native;
  • Less than 0.20 percent were Asian;
  • Less than 0.00 percent were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander;
  • Less than 0.30 percent were Some other race.
  • One point three zero percent (1.30%) reported Two or more races.
  • One point five zero percent (1.50%) of the people in Mims were Hispanic.
  • Eighty-five point four zero percent (85.40%) of the people in Mims were White non-Hispanic.

Note: People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Mims Housing Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Mims had a total of 4,126 housing units, 13.90 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 65.08 percent were in single-unit structures, 1.96 percent were in multi-unit structures, and 29.70 percent were mobile homes. Sixteen point nine two percent (16.92%) of the housing units in Mims were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Housing Units in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Single-unit structures
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65.08%
In multi-unit structures
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1.96%
Mobile homes
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29.70%
Boat, RV, Van, Etc.
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3.20%
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Percent of housing units
Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Mims had 3,591 occupied housing units - 3,084 (85.90 percent) owner occupied and 507 (14.10 percent) renter occupied. Four point five zero percent (4.50%) of the households did not have telephone service and 6.90 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi-Vehicle households were not rare; 59.29 percent had two vehicles and another 18.10 percent had three or more.

Mims Housing Costs

The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $807, nonmortgaged owners $240, and renters $549. Twenty-eight point one eight percent (28.18%) of owners with mortgages, and 30.65 percent of renters in Mims spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Owners with mortgage
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28.18%
Renters
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30.65%
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Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing
Mims Households And Families

As of the 2000 Census there were 9,147 people comprising 3,591 households in Mims. The average household size was 2.52 people.

Families made up 71.70 percent of the households in Mims. This figure includes both married-couple families (55.60 percent) and other families (16.10 percent). Nonfamily households made up 28.30 percent of all households in Mims. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Households in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Married-Couple Family
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55.60%
Other Families
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16.10%
People Living Alone
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22.80%
Other Nonfamily Households
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5.50%
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Percent of households
Nativity And Language

Two point two zero percent (2.20%) of the people living in Mims as of the 2000 Census there were foreign born. Ninety-six point nine zero percent (96.90%) were native, including 40.00 percent who were born in Florida.

Among people at least five years old living in Mims as of the 2000 Census, 3.60 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 1.20 percent spoke Spanish and 2.40 percent spoke some other language; 0.80 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."

Geographic Mobility

As of the 2000 Census, 60.70 percent of the people at least five years old living in Mims were living in the same residence in 1995; 25.30 percent had moved during the past 5 years from another residence in Brevard County, 4.60 percent from another county in Florida, 8.90 percent from another state, and less than 0.40 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Same residence
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60.70%
Different residence, same county
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25.30%
Different county, same state
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4.60%
Different state
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8.90%
Abroad
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0.40%
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Percent of people age 5 years and older
Education

As of the 2000 Census, 76.80 percent of people 25 years and over in Mims had at least graduated from high school and 11.00 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Sixteen point zero zero percent (16.00%) were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Mims was 2,208 as of the 2000 Census. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 310 children and elementary or high school enrollment was 1,635 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 263 people.

The Educational Attainment of People in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Educational Attainment of People in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Graduate or professional degree
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3.30%
Bachelor's degree
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7.70%
Associate's degree
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5.90%
Some college, no degree
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24.10%
High school diploma or equivalency
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35.80%
Less than high school diploma
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23.20%
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Percent of people 25 years and over
Disability

In Mims, among people at least five years old as of the 2000 Census, 24.23 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 4.60 percent of people 5 to 20 years old, to 26.80 percent of people 21 to 64 years old, and to 49.10 percent of those 65 and older.

Industries in Mims

As of the 2000 Census, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Mims were Educational, Health And Social Services, 16.40 percent, and Retail Trade at 13.30 percent.

Employment by Industry in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Employment by Industry in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining
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0.40%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services
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9.20%
Construction
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13.00%
Educational, Health And Social Services
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16.40%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, And Rental And Leasing
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4.60%
Information
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1.10%
Manufacturing
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10.80%
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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3.30%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services
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9.90%
Public Administration
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10.30%
Retail Trade
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13.30%
Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities
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5.30%
Wholesale Trade
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2.50%
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Percent of employed people 16 years and over
Mims Occupations And Types Of Employers

The most common occupations reported in Mims, Florida were:

  • Sales And Office Occupations, 26.50 percent;
  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations, 25.80 percent;
  • Service Occupations, 18.20 percent;
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations, 17.10 percent;
  • Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations, 11.90 percent;
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations, 0.50 percent;

Seventy-three point eight zero percent (73.80%) of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 20.40 percent were Federal, state, or local government workers; and 5.50 percent were Self-employed in own not incorporated business.

Traveling To Work from Mims

Seventy-eight point nine zero percent (78.90%) of Mims workers drove to work alone as of the 2000 Census, 18.50 percent carpooled, 0.00 percent took public transportation, and 0.70 percent used other means. The remaining 1.00 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 27 minutes to get to work.

Income in Mims

The median income of households in Mims was $35,216. Seventy-two point zero zero percent (72.00%) of Mims households received earnings and 22.20 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty-seven point eight zero percent (37.80%) of Mims households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $10,361. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

Poverty in Mims

As of the 2000 Census, 15.60 percent of Mims residents were in poverty. Twenty point five zero percent (20.50%) of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 12.40 percent of people 65 years old and over. Eleven point three zero percent (11.30%) of all Mims families and 34.80 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Poverty Rates in Mims, Florida as of the 2000 Census People age 65 and over
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12.40%
Related children under 18 years
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20.50%
All families
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11.30%
Female householder families
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34.80%
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Percent below poverty level
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