Hammond, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 78,384 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 38,028  (48.5%)
Females: 40,356  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46323, 46324, 46327, 46394.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,587 (it was $35,528 in 2000)
Hammond:

$38,587
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,701 (it was $16,254 in 2000)

Hammond city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,200 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Hammond:

$89,200
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $774.

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  • Races in Hammond, IN (2013)

    Hammond races chart
    • 29,31837.1%Hispanic
    • 27,95335.4%White alone
    • 19,43524.6%Black alone
    • 1,0701.4%Asian alone
    • 8171.0%Two or more races
    • 3190.4%American Indian alone
    • 460.06%Other race alone

Races in Hammond detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hammond: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (8.8%), German (8.2%), Polish (7.2%), Italian (3.4%), English (3.1%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 585 feet

Land area: 22.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,426 people per square mile   (average).

Hammond,IN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hammond:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hammond city:

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

9,641 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America).

This city:

12.2%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Hammond, Indiana as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hammond to the number of sex offenders is 1,009 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,159 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,119 (1.3%)

Hammond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (18.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Chicago, IN (1.6 miles ), Calumet City, IL (1.7 miles ), Burnham, IL (1.9 miles ), Munster, IN (2.0 miles ), Lansing, IL (2.0 miles ), Whiting, IN (2.1 miles ), Highland, IN (2.1 miles ), South Holland, IL (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 87.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,938 (-3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,850 (30.1%)

Area code: 219

Hammond household income distribution Hammond home values distribution

Crime rates in Hammond by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 121410981513111096910
per 100,000 14.317.112.311.210.019.317.014.513.111.17.411.312.7
Rapes 12383230292537302745183731
per 100,000 14.346.439.537.336.432.248.439.435.455.422.246.639.5
Robberies 273256295279249279232233209184192228178
per 100,000 324.5312.6363.8346.9312.3359.2303.3306.2274.2226.5237.0287.4226.7
Assaults 321360540394294326389467417309449380418
per 100,000 381.6439.6665.9489.9368.7419.8508.5613.8547.1380.3554.3479.0532.3
Burglaries 8529949981,0479709941,0209381,0701,032936608530
per 100,000 1,012.81,213.71,230.71,301.81,216.41,279.91,333.41,232.81,403.91,270.31,155.4766.4674.9
Thefts 3,2343,0152,8502,7282,6942,3122,3992,3142,3172,3032,1432,2211,993
per 100,000 3,844.53,681.53,514.53,391.93,378.42,977.03,136.03,041.33,040.02,834.72,645.42,799.72,538.0
Auto thefts 690733799779562534502502494484369406318
per 100,000 820.2895.0985.3968.6704.8687.6656.2659.8648.2595.7455.5511.8405.0
Arson 66636856605056363621293326
per 100,000 78.576.983.969.675.264.473.247.347.225.835.841.633.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 517.0571.3619.8573.1506.0533.3550.6549.7531.4472.4449.0460.3423.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hammond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 236 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Indiana average:

1.88

Hammond tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,409 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Hammond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hammond, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hammond-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Hammond city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hammond-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 219.5 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 194.1 miles away from Hammond center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the city 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 251.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from Hammond center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 301.6 miles away from the city 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 Lake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hammond topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles B. Pierce - Director, Nick Popaditch - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Terry Funk - Professional wrestler, David Wilkerson - Pentecostal evangelist, Dory Funk, Jr. - Professional wrestler, James Baron - Player of football, Mike D. Rogers - Politician, Alberta Darling - Politician, Bartlett Cormack - Screenwriter, Jeremy Jordan (singer) - Actor.

Hospitals in Hammond:

  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (6511 NEBRASKA)
  • BLUE SKIES HOSPICE INCORPORATED (2714 169TH STREET)
  • FRANCISCAN ST MARGARET HEALTH - HAMMOND (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 5454 HOHMAN AVE)
  • IN-PACT INC (6341 FOREST AVENUE)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-NORTHWEST IN ("5454 HOHMAN AVE, 5TH FL")

Nursing Homes in Hammond:

  • WALNUT CREEK AT HAMMOND (1402 E 173RD ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Hammond:

  • DAVITA - HAMMOND DIALYSIS (222 DOUGLAS STREET)
  • FMC - ST MARGARET DIALYSIS CENTER (5454 HOHMAN AVENUE)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - HAMMOND (7214 CALUMET AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Hammond:

  • ACE PEDIATRIC AND ADULT HOME NURSING AGENCY (7026 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD)
  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (5930 HOHMAN AVE STE 102)
  • LOVING HANDS R ON THE WAY LLC (5248 HOHMAN AVE STE 200)
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HOME CARE (5454 HOHMAN AVE)

Heliports located in Hammond:

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Amtrak station:

HAMMOND-WHITING (1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Hammond:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (Full-time enrollment: 7,343; Location: 2200 169th St; Public; Website: www.purduecal.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan College-Hammond (FT enrollment: 664; Location: 7833 Indianapolis Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplancollege.com/hammond-in/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hammond:

  • South Suburban College (about 7 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 9 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Chicago State University (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Prairie State College (about 10 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • University of Chicago (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 11,506)

Public high schools in Hammond:

Private high schools in Hammond:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hammond:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hammond:

  • ST CASIMIR SCHOOL (Students: 282, Location: 4329 CAMERON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN BOSCO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251, Location: 1231 171ST PL, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 197, Location: 5935 HOHMAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hammond

Library in Hammond:

  • HAMMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,747,089; Location: 564 STATE STREET; 278,274 books; 16,087 audio materials; 11,666 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 401 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hammond: Kennedy Industrial Park (A), Woodmar Country Club (B), Andrey A Potter Laboratory Building (C), Saint Anns Home (D), Sawyer Branch Hammond Public Library (E), Hammond Civic Center (F), Hammond City Hall (G), Bethany Children's Home (H), Hansen Branch Hammond Public Library (I), Hammond Fire Department Station 8 (J), Hammond Fire Department Station 7 (K), Hammond Fire Department Station 6 (L), Hammond Fire Department Station 5 (M), Hammond Fire Department Station 2 (N), Hammond Fire Department Station 1 (O), Hammond Fire Department Station 4 Central (P), Hammond Public Library (Q), Student Faculty Library Center (R), Millard E Gyte Building (S), Gyte Annex (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Columbia Plaza Shopping Center (1), Interstate Plaza Shopping Center (2), Woodmar Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hammond include: Cline Gardens Church (A), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Unity Church (C), Assembly of God Church of Hessville (D), Briar East Baptist Church (E), Christ Lutheran Church (F), Church of God (G), Church of God of Prophecy (H), Cline Gardens Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Saint Michaels Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Lake Country Cemetery (4), Concordia Cemetery (5), Oak Hill Cemetery (6), Saint Marys Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Wolf Lake (A), Lake George (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hammond include: Irving Park (1), Phrommer Park (2), Harding Park (3), Pulaski Park (4), Harrison Park (5), People's Park (6), State Street Commercial Historic District (7), Glendale Park (8), Conkey Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Little Red School House (Historical Places & Services; 7205 Kennedy Avenue) (1), Calumet Area Literacy Council (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 564 East State Street) (2), Hammond Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 564 East State Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Ramada Inn Conference Center (4141 Calumet Avenue) (1), Fairfield Inn Hammond (7720 Corrine Drive) (2), Residence Inn by Marriott (7740 Corinne Drive) (3), Lasalle Hotel Inc (5266 South Hohman Avenue) (4), Amerihost Inn - Hammond (7813 Inpolis Boulevard) (5), Best Western Northwest Indiana (3830 179th Street) (6), Dynasty Banquets (4141 South Calumet Avenue) (7), Motel 6 (3840 179th Street) (8), Ramada Inn & Conference Center (4141 South Calumet Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0150. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for American Indian residents, 65.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.3% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Hammond in 2010:

  • 561 people in college/university student housing
  • 193 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in federal detention centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hammond in 2000:

  • 228 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Hammond, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Hammond (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Woodmar Branch, Calumet Avenue Branch, Hammond In Facility, Nammon Sibley Branch, Www.Mercantileweb.com Branch, Briar East Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • First Midwest Bank: Columbia Branch, Hammond Calumet Branch, Mobile Branch #1 Branch, Hessville Branch, Downtown Auto Bank Branch. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Northside Branch, Hessville Branch, Harrison Park Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Hammond Bank Mart Branch at 115 E. Sibley Street, branch established on 2010/11/22; Hammond Branch at 1716 165th St., branch established on 2007/11/13. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • American Savings, FSB: Hammond Branch at 4521 Hohman Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $155.9 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Hammond Branch at 2635 169th Street, branch established on 1983/06/06. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Horizon Bank, National Association: Lakefront Branch at 1349 Calumet Avenue, branch established on 1991/08/08. Info updated 2010/06/29: Bank assets: $1,546.9 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Michigan City, IN, positive income, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hammond: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 130 Rimbach Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $50.8 mil, Deposits: $44.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Centier Bank: Hammond In Hohman Avenue Branch at 5433 Hohman Avenue, branch established on 2011/04/29. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Hammond travel time to work - commute Hammond mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hammond city (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic101,09658
Evangelical Protestant98,213266
Mainline Protestant28,94378
Black Protestant25,45974
Orthodox13,99014
Other7,46029
None220,844-
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: 82
Lake County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Lake County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
Lake County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hammond:

47.6%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Hammond:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hammond:

21.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hammond:

34.0%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Hammond:

54.2%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Hammond:

79.1%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hammond, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$39,718$47,6621$768
Other Government Administration 25$87,036$41,7776$5,923
Judicial and Legal 14$43,706$37,4628$7,821
Police Protection - Officers 195$1,144,336$70,4210$0
Police - Other 43$138,537$38,66182$48,344
Firefighters 163$950,296$69,9600$0
Fire - Other 3$8,995$35,9803$3,102
Correction 3$13,029$52,1160$0
Streets and Highways 42$153,796$43,9421$584
Health 16$62,689$47,0170$0
Solid Waste Management 49$166,349$40,7393$2,385
Sewerage 139$667,407$57,6180$0
Parks and Recreation 39$137,183$42,21030$18,821
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$64,746$48,5600$0
Other and Unallocable 33$142,065$51,6607$6,911
Totals for Government 790$3,819,888$58,024141$94,659

Hammond government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,874,000 ($23.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000,000 ($12.76)
    Police Protection: $806,000 ($10.28)
    General - Other: $746,000 ($9.52)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $437,000 ($5.58)
    Corrections - Other: $11,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $39,375,000 ($502.33)
    Police Protection: $19,052,000 ($243.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,767,000 ($175.64)
    Sewerage: $11,908,000 ($151.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,269,000 ($92.74)
    Water Utilities: $6,485,000 ($82.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,567,000 ($58.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,252,000 ($54.25)
    Regular Highways: $3,805,000 ($48.54)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,214,000 ($41.00)
    Transit Utilities: $2,182,000 ($27.84)
    Central Staff Services: $1,354,000 ($17.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,033,000 ($13.18)
    Health - Other: $993,000 ($12.67)
    Financial Administration: $575,000 ($7.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $489,000 ($6.24)
    General Public Buildings: $282,000 ($3.60)
    Natural Resources - Other: $269,000 ($3.43)
    Public Welfare - Other: $221,000 ($2.82)
    Corrections - Other: $174,000 ($2.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $5,301,000 ($67.63)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $303,000 ($3.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,723,000 ($21.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,905,000 ($24.30)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $109,000 ($1.39)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $31,000 ($0.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $18,821,000 ($240.11)
    Water Utilities: $816,000 ($10.41)
    General - Other: $345,000 ($4.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($0.29)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($0.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($0.19)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.01)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,743,000 ($736.67)

Hammond government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,401,000 ($145.45)
    All Other: $3,042,000 ($38.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,534,000 ($32.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,664,000 ($21.23)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $207,000 ($2.64)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $3,142,000 ($40.08)
    From Other Governments: $2,950,000 ($37.64)
    Local Employee Contribution: $8,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,264,000 ($67.16)
    Sewerage: $162,000 ($2.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,617,000 ($20.63)
    All Other: $1,010,000 ($12.89)
    Highways: $918,000 ($11.71)
    Transit Utilities: $634,000 ($8.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000 ($2.23)
    Public Welfare: $6,000 ($0.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,335,000 ($80.82)
    Sale of Property: $3,164,000 ($40.37)
    Interest Earnings: $1,513,000 ($19.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $442,000 ($5.64)
    Rents: $148,000 ($1.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,123,000 ($103.63)
    Transit Utilities: $421,000 ($5.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,554,000 ($721.50)
    Highways: $3,131,000 ($39.94)
    All Other: $631,000 ($8.05)
    Transit Utilities: $436,000 ($5.56)
    Public Welfare: $160,000 ($2.04)
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $45,548,000 ($581.09)
    NEC: $3,880,000 ($49.50)
    Other License: $1,197,000 ($15.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $565,000 ($7.21)

Hammond government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,058,000 ($1136.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,321,000 ($999.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000,000 ($255.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,263,000 ($118.17)

Hammond government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,157,000 ($512.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,000 ($0.84)

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($114 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.61% ($34,076 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.54% ($33,771)
from Will County, IL  0.14% ($37,932)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.12% ($31,014 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.81% ($37,666)
to Marion County, IN  0.30% ($21,183)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hammond:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hammond fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 190Number of bridges
  • 1,951m6,401ftTotal length
  • $7,982,000Total costs
  • 4,114,989Total average daily traffic
  • 658,302Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 671950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 561990-1999
  • 242000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hammond, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hammond)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hammond, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hammond)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 6 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2037F , Serial Number: 620, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Individual): Michael S Dba Greenwald, 7052 Hohman, Hammond, IN 46324
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3107M , Serial Number: 12-1794, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Steven F Ondra, 913 175th St, Hammond, IN 46324
  • Aircraft: BARNWELL BENSEN B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4531 , Serial Number: 01
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Dickus, Tech High School 5727 Sohl St, Hammond, IN 46320
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5293L , Serial Number: 28-4594, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Louis F Anderson, 7114 Cline Avenue, Hammond, IN 46323
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P & W PW300 SER (5200 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 862PA , Serial Number: 014, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Pointe Aviation LLC, 5025 Columbia Ave, Hammond, IN 46327
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8877V , Serial Number: 30381, Year manufactured: 1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Seaway Industrial Labs Inc, 544 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 510 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW615F-A (1460 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 949JB , Serial Number: 510-0218, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Drake Aviation LLC, 7020 Cline Ave, Hammond, IN 46323

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED284$92,536126$65,122711$86,47386$28,65225$711,12097$58,9880$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$109,54013$73,65499$104,92313$17,8400$09$85,5560$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED83$97,82849$66,974577$96,143129$30,1074$1,388,00048$65,3381$15,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$95,61914$67,143260$99,96319$48,0350$017$72,7650$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$91,37514$86,50098$93,22914$37,6400$07$68,8570$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Hammond, IN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$64,68621$110,8811$36,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$107,36314$95,0714$62,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$72,90011$94,7270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$90,5002$88,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$33,0001$67,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hammond that have no violations reported:

  • HAMMOND WATER WORKS DEPARTMENT (Population served: 80,757, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 234
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Hammond

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hammond, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hammond, Indiana:

  • Ramada Inn Hammond, 4141 Calumet Ave, Hammond, Indiana 46327 , Phone: (219) 933-0500
  • Quality Inn, 4000 Calumet Ave, Hammond, Indiana 46320 , Phone: (219) 931-0900, Fax: (219) 937-6373
  • Motel 6, 3840 179TH St, Hammond, Indiana 46324 , Phone: (219) 845-8330
  • Inn Of Hammond, 7813 Indianapolis Blvd, Hammond, Indiana 46324 , Phone: (219) 845-4678, Fax: (219) 845-4074
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Southeast, 7730 Corinne Dr, Hammond, Indiana 46323 , Phone: (219) 845-6350, Fax: (219) 845-5265
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 7740 Corinne Dr, Hammond, Indiana 46323 , Phone: (219) 844-8440, Fax: (219) 844-8454
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hammond, Indiana
Most common first names in Hammond, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John84673.0 years
Mary67777.5 years
William50371.8 years
James43367.6 years
Joseph42173.5 years
Helen36978.1 years
Robert35967.7 years
Charles35071.8 years
Frank32774.3 years
George32573.3 years
Most common last names in Hammond, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19870.8 years
Williams11571.1 years
Johnson11171.2 years
Brown10070.1 years
Jones9867.8 years
Miller9374.9 years
White7473.6 years
Anderson7273.5 years
Davis7076.0 years
Wilson6973.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Hammond, IN
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Long John Silver's1
ALDI1Marriott3
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
AutoZone3Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance3
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Circle K3RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless3Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Subway4
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile3
Dunkin Donuts4Taco Bell2
FedEx10True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul4
Goodwill1UPS9
H&R Block4Walgreens2
Home Depot1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's2
Kroger1White Castle3
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Hammond compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Hammond on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 (46394) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #45 (46327) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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