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
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.234, Longitude -89.267
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 158
  • Residential Addresses: 474
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 474

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Tamms, IL 62988 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,715
Population in Households 1,609
Population in Familes 1,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $34,918
Average Household Income $44,442
Per Capita Income $17,780


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 524 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $67,588
Average Home Value $99,714


Total Households 653
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 454
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 -1.87% -0.88%
Households 0.47% -0.84%
Families 0.24% -0.94%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Tamms, IL 62988 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62988 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 737 47th
Population Density # 920 33rd
Diversity Index # 214 85th
Median Household Income # 1326 4th
Per Capita Income # 1326 4th

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