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9.4% decline
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23.2% growth
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7.03% growth
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6.25% decline


The economy of Tamms, IL employs 198 people. The economy of Tamms, IL is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Retail trade, which employ respectively 7.02; 1.89; and 1.7 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Tamms, IL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (52), Retail trade (39), and Educational Services (25), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,750), Healthcare & Social Assistance ($2,499), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (N/A).

Median household income in Tamms, IL is $28,750. Males in Tamms, IL have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,339. The income inequality of Tamms, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Tamms, IL. In Alexander County, IL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 13 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,046. St. Clair County, IL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Illinois.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Tamms, IL is from the county of Alexander County, IL.

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Tamms, IL is home to a population of 749 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Tamms, IL is composed of 387 White residents (51.7%), 294 Black residents (39.3%), 42 Two+ residents (5.61%), 13 Native residents (1.74%), and 13 Hispanic residents (1.74%). The most common foreign languages in Tamms, IL are Spanish (12 speakers), German (5 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers), but compared to other places, Tamms, IL has a relative high number of German (5 speakers), Spanish (12 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL awarded 1,442 degrees. The student population of South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL is skewed towards females, with 628 male students and 814 female students. Most students in South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL are White (1,248 and 86.5%), followed by Black or African American (123 and 8.53%), Hispanic or Latino (35 and 2.43%), and Unknown (15 and 1.04%). The largest universities in South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL by number of graduates are Shawnee Community College (651 and 45.1%), Southeastern Illinois College (508 and 35.2%), and Wabash Valley College (283 and 19.6%). The most popular majors in South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (294 and 20.4%), Biological & Physical Sciences (196 and 13.6%), and Registered Nursing (77 and 5.34%). The median tuition costs in South & Southeast Illinois PUMA, IL are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tamms, IL is $54,000, which is 0.26 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $57,600 to $54,000, a 6.25% increase. The homeownership rate of Tamms, IL is 75.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Tamms, IL have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tamms, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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