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People

Total Population 827
Male Share of the Population 70.5%
Female Share of the Population 29.5%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 174
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 25.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,563
% Above Poverty Level 66.4%
% Below Poverty Level 33.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $447
Median House Value $57,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 3.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tamms Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 107 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Alexander
Standard Zip Codes 62988
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62993
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.235
Longitude -89.27

Tamms Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLIVE BRANCH
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station CAIRO 3 N
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tamms, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elco (62988)

Unity (62993)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dongola 913 $40,769

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Tamms High Schools

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EGYPTIAN SR HIGH SCHOOL
R R 1 BOX 384
618-776-5251
A Title I School.
Serves 210 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

TAMMS CORRECTIONAL CENTER
PO BOX 400
618-747-2042
A Non-traditional School
Serves 36 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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