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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tammswas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tamms
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.