Tamms, Illinois Population 2024

369

Tamms is a city located in Alexander County and Pulaski County Illinois. Tamms has a 2024 population of 369. Tamms is currently declining at a rate of -3.4% annually and its population has decreased by -12.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 420 in 2020.

The average household income in Tamms is $55,515 with a poverty rate of 14.52%. The median age in Tamms is 45.8 years: 44.5 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Tamms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tamms was:

  • White: 57.38%
  • Black or African American: 37.01%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
158.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.14% (-51)
The current population of Tamms, Illinois is 369 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 420.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30757.38%
Black or African American19837.01%
Two or more races295.42%
Asian10.19%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tamms Population by Race

Tamms Population Pyramid 2024

Tamms Median Age

45.8

Total

44.5

Male

54.6

Female

Tamms Adults

There are 407 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Tamms.

Tamms Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tamms Sex Ratio

Female21339.81%
Male32260.19%

Tamms Population by Age

Tamms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1692.8778.721.3
Non Family80078.821.3
Married604.4388.311.7
Female245.1370.829.2
Male53.20100

4.49

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tamms Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade287.63%
Associates Degree71.91%
Bachelors Degree256.81%
Graduate Degree225.99%
High School Graduate12935.15%
Less Than 9th Grade369.81%
Some College12032.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tamms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tamms Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24118228
Black11811619
2+ Races740
Asian110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.1%.

Tamms Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$63,393$0$63,393
High School Graduate$45,625$46,719$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,429$34,375$43,125
Some College$22,454$21,759$34,375

$36,429

Average Earnings

$34,375

Average Male

$43,125

Average Female

Tamms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tamms Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tamms Language

100% of Tamms residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Tamms Language

Tamms Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2854415.44%
Black1812513.81%
Multiple29310.34%

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.93%

Male Poverty Rate

13.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tamms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tamms is White, with 15.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tamms is Multiple, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.96%.

Tamms Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade73.21%
Some College12.84%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%
High School8.53%

Tamms Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Tamms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tamms Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$52,266$77,417
Households$46,146$55,515
Married Families$95,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,636$31,150

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tamms Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tamms Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Tamms Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tamms Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Tamms Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5426
65 to 7417
55 to 6410
75+9
18 to 342

Tamms Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black3628.57%
White2810.65%

Tamms Veterans by Race

Tamms Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tamms Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tamms Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tamms Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tamms Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.18%

Born in Tamms

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Tamms residents were born in the United States, with 83.18% having been born in Illinois. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029305-13-4.09%
2028318-13-3.93%
2027331-12-3.5%
2026343-13-3.65%
2025356-13-3.52%
2024369-13-3.4%
2023382-12-3.05%
2022394-15-3.67%
2021409-11-2.62%
2020420-52-11.02%
2019472-19-3.87%
2018491-18-3.54%
2017509-15-2.86%
2016524-24-4.38%
2015548-23-4.03%
2014571-14-2.39%
2013585-385-39.69%
2012970-51-5%
20111,021-18-1.73%
20101,03900%

Tamms Population by Year