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Tamms is a village in Alexander County, in the Cape Girardeau-Jackson metro area.
The latitude of Tamms is 37.235N. The longitude is -89.27W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 724.
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13% of Tamms residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tamms ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tamms was $11,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.
1% of Tamms residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tamms, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $200. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Alexander County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tamms political report.
The average commute time for Tamms workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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