Tamms Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Tamms, IL

General Tamms Information

State: Illinois

County: Alexander County

Close cities: Ullin, IL, Mill Creek, IL, Thebes, IL, Miller-City, IL, Mounds, IL, Unity, IL, Olive-Branch, IL, Mound City, IL, Dongola, IL, Villa Ridge, IL, Pulaski, IL

Tamms Population (census data)
Total 638
Male 291 (45.6%)
Female 347 (54.4%)

Population Density: 273 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.1 (US Avg is 100)

Tamms Elevation: 335 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1905

Land Area: 2.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,139

Zip Codes: 62988, and 62993.

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Tamms Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (73.2%)
  • Black (23.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.2%)
  • German (9.5%)
  • Irish (9.0%)
  • French (3.2%)
  • English (3.0%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)

Local Tamms Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: , Southeast Missouri State University

Tamms School Information

High Schools
Egyptian Junior High School (20023 Diswood Road, Tamms, IL, 62988 - Egyptian Community Unit School District 5 District)
Egyptian Senior High School (20023 Diswood Road, Tamms, IL, 62988 - Egyptian Community Unit School District 5 District)
Elementary Schools
Egyptian Elementary School (20023 Diswood Road, Tamms, IL, 62988 - Egyptian Community Unit School District 5 District)
Other/Private Schools
Tamms Correctional Center (P. O. Box 400, Tamms, IL, 62988 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)

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