Tamms, IL 62988 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62988: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tamms, IL 62988

Acceptable Alternative
Elco, IL 62988

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 498
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.234, Longitude -89.267
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tamms, IL 62988 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,394
Daytime Population: Workers 175
Daytime Population: Residents 889
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,064
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,288
Population in Familes 1,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $33,920
Average Household Income $44,334
Per Capita Income $17,848


Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $62,722
Average Home Value $89,455


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 367
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -4.01% -1.21%
Households -1.38% -1.2%
Families -1.62% -1.34%
Median Household Income   -0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Tamms, IL 62988 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62988 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 819 41st
Population Density # 1037 25th
Diversity Index # 172 88th
Median Household Income # 1328 4th
Per Capita Income # 1321 4th

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