Hammond, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 485 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 257  (53.2%)
Females: 228  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61929.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,805 (it was $45,833 in 2000)
Hammond:

$42,805
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,642 (it was $19,313 in 2000)

Hammond village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,467 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Hammond:

$83,467
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $84,958; detached houses: $84,094

Median gross rent in 2017: $511.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hammond: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hammond, IL (2010)
    • 49897.8%White alone
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hammond, Illinois as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hammond is 152 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.0%), German (25.4%), English (9.8%), Irish (8.8%), European (6.7%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/14/1901

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 636 people per square mile   (low).

Hammond, Illinois map

10 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.1% North America, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This village:

2.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,768 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,540 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (19.0 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (119.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (149.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lovington, IL (2.5 miles ),
LaPlace, IL (2.6 miles ),
Atwood, IL (2.6 miles ),
Arthur, IL (2.9 miles ),
Bement, IL (2.9 miles ),
Garrett, IL (3.0 miles),
Cerro Gordo, IL (3.1 miles ),
Ivesdale, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 88.59 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Hammond, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hammond, IL in 2017
Hammond satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $12,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hammond, IL residents
Average permit cost in Hammond, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Hammond, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Machinery (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Machinery (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Machinery (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Hammond, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Hammond, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.7. This is about average.

City:

76.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.21
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hammond-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Hammond village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hammond-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Hammond center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from Hammond center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Hammond center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 188.9 miles away from Hammond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Piatt County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hammond topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hammond:

  • MOULTRIE CO COMMUNITY CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LOVINGTON, IL)
  • ARTHUR HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARTHUR, IL)
  • BEMENT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BEMENT, IL)
  • EASTVIEW TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SULLIVAN, IL)
  • PATTERSON HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SULLIVAN, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SULLIVAN, IL)
  • SULLIVAN REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SULLIVAN, IL)

Airports located in Hammond:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hammond:

  • Richland Community College (about 18 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 21 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Lake Land College (about 28 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Parkland College (about 29 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 29 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 32 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 53 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hammond Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hammond include: Church of Christ (A), Hammond United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Piatt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

59.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Hammond (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Hammond Branch at 200 S. Don Ryan, branch established on 1901/09/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.1 mil, Deposits: $195.4 mil, headquarters in Monticello, IL, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp Of Monticello, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Hammond:

Marital status in Hammond, IL
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hammond:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hammond, IL (based on Piatt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,50713
Evangelical Protestant2,26219
Catholic7612
Other11
None10,198-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Piatt County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Piatt County:

26.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Piatt County:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hammond:

49.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hammond:

45.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hammond:

20.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hammond:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hammond:

76.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hammond, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$2,343$28,1160$0
Water Supply 1$2,343$28,1160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$791
Financial Administration 0$0 1$531
Totals for Government 2$4,686$28,11614$1,322

Hammond government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($4.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($216.49)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($169.07)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($74.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($146.39)

Hammond government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($6.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($243.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($115.46)
    Highways: $15,000 ($30.93)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($55.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($26.80)
    Other License: $2,000 ($4.12)

Hammond government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($412.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($412.37)

Hammond government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $198,000 ($408.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $340,000 ($701.03)

6.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Champaign County, IL  2.50% ($53,560 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  1.08% ($51,068)
from Douglas County, IL  0.42% ($55,321)


6.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Champaign County, IL  1.87% ($41,429 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  1.07% ($48,264)
to Douglas County, IL  0.39% ($46,923)

Businesses in Hammond, IL

  • Jones New York: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hammond:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.0mTotal length
  • 9,875Total average daily traffic
  • 1,755Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,108Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hammond, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hammond, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hammond)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • On Us 36 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.793083 Lon: -88.634222), Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: KFG899, Licensee ID: L00008607,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2014, Registrant: Marathon Pipe Line LLC, 539 South Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840, Phone: (419) 421-2342, Fax: (419) 422-9338, Email:
  • 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.793083 Lon: -88.634222), Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: KSB919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/05/2023, Certifier: Christopher Kinney, Registrant: Kinder Morgan Inc, 2 North Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • 302 E Seventh St (Lat: 39.795028 Lon: -88.589222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 55 m, Call Sign: KZY867, Licensee ID: L00023064,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2005, Expiration Date: 11/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2016, Registrant: Harold R Ponder, Hammond, IL 61929-0260, Phone: (217) 433-3011, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 311 HAMMOND IL, 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.793083 Lon: -88.634222), Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WPOU539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/1999, Expiration Date: 07/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2009, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott, Registrant: Pathnet, Inc., 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728, Email:
  • HAMMOND, 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.793083 Lon: -88.634222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPVV924, Licensee ID: L00896575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022, Certifier: Robert N Hedrick, Registrant: Kn Telecommunications, Inc.
  • HAMMOND, IL, 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.793083 Lon: -88.634222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: KSC28,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2185.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2000, Expiration Date: 04/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2001, Registrant: Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America, 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-2922, Fax: (303) 763-2920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K9HEZ, Licensee ID: L00922909, Grant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/21/2024, Registrant: Robert B Wolfe, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: KA9EVX, Grant Date: 09/15/1987, Expiration Date: 09/15/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/16/1999, Registrant: William H Bradshaw, Rr 1, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: KA9PGL, Licensee ID: L00773396, Grant Date: 11/27/2003, Expiration Date: 11/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2015, Registrant: Robert E Beck, Rt 1 Box 133y, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: N9BQD, Licensee ID: L01106056, Grant Date: 01/13/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2017, Certifier: Lois R Wolfe, Registrant: Lois R Wolfe, 600 D St, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: W0PDI, Licensee ID: L00205920, Grant Date: 07/21/1992, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004, Registrant: Leo M Severe, 109 West Seventh, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: WA9IVM, Grant Date: 03/15/1994, Expiration Date: 03/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2006, Registrant: Samuel G Osborne, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Call Sign: KC9DSU, Licensee ID: L00672390, Grant Date: 04/17/2003, Expiration Date: 04/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Lindsay D Demark, Registrant: Lindsay D Demark, 502 D St, Hammond, IL 61929

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21681 , Serial Number: 2566, Year manufactured: 1938, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda M Adkisson, 1001 Us Highway 36, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48264 , Serial Number: 4941, Year manufactured: 1943, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda M Adkisson, 1001 Us Highway 36, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Aircraft: BARNDOOR 1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6162 , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda M Adkisson, 1001 Us Highway 36, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95674 , Serial Number: 7974, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Steven A Adkisson, 1001 Us Highway 36, Hammond, IL 61929
  • Aircraft: SIMPLEX W-2-S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: WARNER SCARAB SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 957W , Serial Number: 39, Year manufactured: 1930, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda M Adkisson, 1001 Us Hwy 36, Hammond, IL 61929

Most common first names in Hammond, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary982.5 years
John577.0 years
Harold568.2 years
Frances591.0 years
George571.0 years
James567.2 years
William574.8 years
Charles469.8 years
Fred477.3 years
Marjorie472.8 years
Most common last names in Hammond, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adams683.3 years
Fleener575.4 years
Patrick566.6 years
Ponder580.2 years
Smith580.8 years
Day480.0 years
Harrison483.3 years
Dick487.5 years
Bradshaw474.0 years
Evans477.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hammond, IL
  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hammond, IL
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity


Hammond compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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