Tamms, Illinois Population 2022

390
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Tamms is a city located in Alexander County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 390, it is the 983rd largest city in Illinois and the 20626th largest city in the United States. Tamms is currently declining at a rate of -4.88% annually and its population has decreased by -9.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 430 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Tamms has a population density of 167 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tamms is $54,274 with a poverty rate of 17.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $370 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. The median age in Tamms is 43.7 years, 44 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Tamms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tammswas:

  • White: 65.10%
  • Black or African American: 31.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tamms, Illinois is 390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 430.

Tamms, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45765.10%
Black or African American22431.91%
Asian20.28%
Two or More Races192.71%
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Tamms Population by Race

Tamms Population Pyramid 2022

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Tamms Median Age

45


Total

43.6


Male

48.6


Female

Tamms Adults

There are 525 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Tamms.

Tamms Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tamms Sex Ratio

Female

263

37.46%

Male

439

62.54%

Tamms Population by Age

Tamms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tamms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.7%5.3%
All82.7%17.3%
Non Family81.9%18.1%
Female69.6%30.4%
Male0%100%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tamms Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2202.9182.7
Married1133.4194.7
Male123.080
Female235.3969.6
Non Family721.3181.9

3.63

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Tamms Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade326.44%
9th to 12th Grade357.04%
High School Graduate19038.23%
Some College17936.02%
Associates Degree20.40%
Bachelors Degree367.24%
Graduate Degree234.63%
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Tamms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tamms Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black14414428
White33327031
Asian22
Hispanic1414
2+ Races4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 19.44%.

Tamms Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,792$38,409$39,013
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,781$40,781$
Some College$28,125$$33,750
Bachelors Degree$45,750$45,750$
Graduate Degree$50,893$$50,893

$38,792

Average Earnings

$38,409

Average Male

$39,013

Average Female

Tamms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tamms Language by Age

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Tamms Language

100.00% of Tamms residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Tamms Language

Tamms Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4268820.66%
Black2062512.14%
OtherNaN%
Multiple19421.05%

17.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.27%

Male Poverty Rate

8.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tamms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tamms is White, with 20.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tamms is Multiple, with 21.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.19%.

Tamms Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.19%
High School11.58%
Some College12.27%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%

Tamms Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed1.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Tamms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tamms Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,227$49,359
Families$47,045$61,506
Married Families$56,406-
Non Families$15,909$23,381
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Income by Household Type

Tamms Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tamms Married by Age and Sex

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Tamms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tamms Marital Status by Race

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Tamms Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War28
Vietnam12
Korea
World War II

Tamms Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 5428
55 to 6418
65 to 7412
75+

Tamms Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White328.74%
Black2818.30%

Tamms Veterans by Race

Tamms Veterans by Education

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13.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tamms Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Tamms Employment by Age

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Tamms Employment by Race

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Tamms Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.93%

Born in Tamms

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Tamms residents were born in the United States, with 73.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tamms Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106320.00%
2011612-20-3.16%
2012592-20-3.27%
2013572-20-3.38%
2014552-20-3.50%
2015532-20-3.62%
2016512-20-3.76%
2017492-20-3.91%
2018472-20-4.07%
2019452-20-4.24%
2020430-22-4.87%
2021410-20-4.65%
2022390-20-4.88%

Tamms Population by Year