Hammond Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Hammond Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
21,437

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.9%
5 - 17:
17.0%
18 - 24:
22.4%
25 - 34:
14.1%
35 - 54:
19.8%
55 - 64:
9.5%
Over 65 Years:
12.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
18.4%
18.4%
High School Graduates
85.1%
85.1%
College Graduated
29.5%
29.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Hammond
$21,394
$21,394
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Hammond
$36,921
$36,921
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
31.0%

Employment Industries in Hammond

 
Accommodation
18.9%
18.9%
Education
15.7%
15.7%
Retail
13.4%
13.4%
Healthcare
13.4%
13.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.2%
5.2%
Transportation
5.1%
5.1%
Public Service
4.0%
4.0%
Manufacturing
4.0%
4.0%
Construction
3.7%
3.7%
Other
3.5%
3.5%
Finance
3.0%
3.0%
Wholesale
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
47.8%
47.8%
White
45.3%
45.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.4%
4.4%
Asian
1.4%
1.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.0%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
9.1%
9.1%
German
7.6%
7.6%
French
7.5%
7.5%
Irish
7.0%
7.0%
English
5.3%
5.3%
Scots-Irish
1.6%
1.6%
French Canadian
1.5%
1.5%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
European
1.0%
1.0%
Icelander
0.9%
0.9%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Brazilian
0.4%
0.4%
Dutch
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
Lebanese
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.9%
94.9%
Spanish
2.7%
2.7%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Hammond Residents:
2.5%