Hammond, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 133 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.8%
Males: 58  (44.1%)
Females: 75  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 55991

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,158 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Hammond:

$57,158
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,882 (it was $18,531 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,318 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Hammond:

$93,318
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,143; detached houses: $117,317; mobile homes: $60,299

Median gross rent in 2017: $830.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hammond: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.9%
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  • Races in Hammond, MN (2010)
    • 12594.7%White alone
    • 75.3%Hispanic



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hammond, Minnesota as of January 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hammond is 67 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (18.9%), Scotch-Irish (18.9%), American (8.1%), Irish (5.4%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,274 people per square mile   (low).

Hammond, Minnesota map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $830 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (14.5 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (62.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Millville, MN (2.0 miles),
Zumbro Falls, MN (2.2 miles),
Elgin, MN (2.9 miles ),
Mazeppa, MN (3.0 miles ),
Oronoco, MN (3.1 miles ),
Plainview, MN (3.3 miles ),
Bellechester, MN (3.5 miles),
Pine Island, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.22 N, Longitude: 92.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Hammond, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hammond, MN in 2017

Hammond satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $104,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $45,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hammond, MN residents
Average permit cost in Hammond, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Hammond, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (14.3%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.3%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.8%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Hammond, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19.0%)
  • Construction laborers (11.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)

Average climate in Hammond, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hammond, Minnesota average temperatures Hammond, Minnesota average precipitation Hammond, Minnesota humidity Hammond, Minnesota wind speed Hammond, Minnesota snowfall Hammond, Minnesota sunshine Hammond, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hammond-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Hammond city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.9 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hammond-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the city center
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 462.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 348.7 miles away from Hammond 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 439.8 miles away from Hammond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wabasha County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hammond topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hammond:

  • CHOICE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • MADONNA TOWERS OF ROCHESTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ALLENDALE HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ROCHESTER WEST (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ROCHESTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • PINE HAVEN CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PINE ISLAND, MN)
  • MAPLE MANOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hammond:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 36 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 39 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • St Olaf College (about 44 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 46 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Riverland Community College (about 50 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 50 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)

Points of interest:

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Wabasha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • HAMMOND (Population served: 235, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hammond (2011 data):

  • Minnwest Bank Metro: Hammond Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2008/11/24: Bank assets: $234.7 mil, Deposits: $189.0 mil, headquarters in Eagan, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Minnwest Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hammond:

Marital status in Hammond, MN
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 27.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 33.1%

For population 25 years and over in Hammond:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hammond, MN (based on Wabasha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,4398
Evangelical Protestant5,58717
Mainline Protestant3,96915
Other2-
None5,679-
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: 5
Wabasha County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wabasha County:

14.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hammond:

44.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hammond:

30.2
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hammond:

17.4%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.9%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hammond:

41.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hammond:

52.0%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.2%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hammond, MN 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
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,331
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 11$4,859
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 12$6,190

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $862,000 ($6481.20)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($548.87)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($135.34)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($97.74)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($90.23)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($45.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($37.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($30.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($105.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,000 ($218.05)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($330.83)
    Other: $9,000 ($67.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $140,000 ($1052.63)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($112.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($67.67)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($135.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $596,000 ($4481.20)
    General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($338.35)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($67.67)
    Other License: $7,000 ($52.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $328,000 ($2466.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000 ($2443.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($22.56)

5.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Olmsted County, MN  1.68% ($47,474 average AGI)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.93% ($41,318)
from Winona County, MN  0.32% ($49,552)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Olmsted County, MN  1.28% ($47,316 average AGI)
to Goodhue County, MN  1.11% ($50,804)
to Winona County, MN  0.31% ($38,036)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hammond:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hammond:

  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KLCH (94.9 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hammond:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • K57CN (Channel 57; WABASHA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hammond fatal accident list:

Nov 18, 2000 11:38 AM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • $81,000,000Total costs
  • 4,207Total average daily traffic
  • 192Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,451Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W Us Hwy 63 N Olmsted Wabasha Cty Line (Lat: 44.194972 Lon: -92.421833), Call Sign: KNHK972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/14/2023, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hammond, MN
  • 64.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 17.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hammond, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hammond compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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