62988 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to TAMMS, IL 62988

62988 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Tamms, Illinois. Median household income here ($28,665) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. The average house value here ($41,900) is lower than in the Cape Girardeau-Jackson area as a whole, so this could be a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $37,950/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 62988 is $32,847.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 62988 earn an average of $23,245/year. Women earn only $16,563/year.

670 people in 62988 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 62988? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 28.8 minutes.

The median age here is 41. There are 1,235 men and 875 women. The median age for men is 39 while for women the median age is 45.

To give you a sense of the community, 1,157 people (out of the 2,110 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 478 homes, and 14 businesses every day. 11 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

62988 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 37 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Sevilla, Spain!) and -89 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 334 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 2,110
  • White Population: 1,345
  • Black Population: 671
  • Hispanic Population: 108
  • Asian Population: 2
  • Hawaiian Population: 1
  • Indian Population: 23
  • Male Population: 1,235
  • Female Population: 875
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 39
  • Median Age of Females: 45
  • Geography

  • Region: Midwest
  • Division: East North Central
  • State: Illinois
  • CSA Name: Cape Girardeau-Sikeston-Jackson, MO-IL
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Cape Girardeau-Jackson MO-IL
  • County: Alexander
  • City: Tamms
  • Longitude: -89.3
  • Latitude: 37.2
  • Elevation: 335 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 618
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 647
  • Drive alone: 506
  • Carpool: 122
  • Public transit: 2
  • Ride bikes or walk: 11

  • Average commute time: 28.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 34
  •    5 - 9: 40
  •    10 - 14: 68
  •    15 - 19: 46
  •    20 - 24: 89
  •    25 - 29: 44
  •    30 - 34: 120
  •    35 - 39: 13
  •    40 - 44: 21
  •    45 - 59: 122
  •    60 - 89: 45
  •    90 plus: 5
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $41,900
  • Average Annual Household Income: $33,792
  • Businesses: 13
  • Employees: 130
  • Annual Payroll: $4,390,000
  • Average Family Income: $37,950
  • Median Family Income: $28,665
  • Average Income for Men: $23,245
  • Average Income for Women: $16,563
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 003
  • State FIPS Code: 17

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Schools in 62988 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Egyptian Elementary
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
Middle Schools
Egyptian Jr High School
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
High Schools
Egyptian Sr High School
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 776-5251
Tamms Correctional Center
Po Box 400
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2042
Other Schools
Five Co Voc Center Tamms
Po Box 70
Tamms, IL 62988
(618) 747-2703

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 62988 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.isp.state.il.us/sor. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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