Hammond SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
6

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Hammond, Indiana Info Snack

Hammond /hæmnd/ is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. First settled in the mid-19th century, it is one of the oldest cities of northern Lake County. As of the 2010 United States census, it is also the largest in population: the 2010 population was 80,830, replacing Gary as the most populous city in Lake County. From north to south, Hammond runs from Lake Michigan down to the Little Calumet River; from east to west along its southern border, it runs from the Illinois state line to Cline Avenue. The city is traversed by numerous railroads and expressways, including the South Shore Line, Borman Expressway, and Indiana Toll Road.
Population
78,349
Unemployment
11.7%
Poverty
23.4%
Median Home
$87,100
Median Income
$41,685
Median Rent
$839

Rankings for Hammond in Indiana

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Map Of Hammond, IN

Population over time in Hammond

Year Population % Change
2016 78,349 -0.8%
2015 78,983 -0.8%
2014 79,585 -0.7%
2013 80,122 -0.7%
2012 80,658 -0.6%
2011 81,116 -0.2%
2010 81,312 -

Crime in Hammond Per 100k

Crime Hammond IN USA
Violent Crime 634.9 399.0 382.9
Murder 15.7 6.0 5.3
Robbery 235.1 99.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 342.3 254.6 248.9
Property Crime 3913.8 2416.9 2362.0
Burglary 663.6 452.1 430.4
Larceny 2824.3 1733.8 1694.0
Car Theft 425.9 231.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Hammond

White
39.7% (31,099)
African American
21.5% (16,863)
American Indian
0.2% (125)
Asian
1.0% (794)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.3% (207)
Two Or More
1.6% (1,276)
Hispanic
35.7% (27,975)
Race Hammond IN USA
White 39.7% 80.2% 60.6%
African American 21.5% 9.1% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 2.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 35.7% 6.5% 17.3%

Household Income For Hammond, Indiana

Less than $10,000
9.1% (7,129)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (5,327)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (10,342)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (9,793)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.8% (13,946)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (15,356)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (9,010)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (5,327)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (1,488)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (626)
Income Hammond IN USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 7.0% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 11.2% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 11.1% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.8% 15.1% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 19.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 11.8% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 3.0% 5.7%

Gender in Hammond

Female
50.8% (39,825)
Male
49.2% (38,523)
Gender Hammond IN USA
Female 50.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hammond for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.7% (6,065)
9-12th Grade
12.2% (9,546)
High School / GED
36.6% (28,695)
Some College
22.8% (17,858)
Associate's Degree
6.7% (5,217)
Bachelor's Degree
9.9% (7,762)
Master's Degree
3.3% (2,571)
Professional Degree
0.4% (344)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (286)
Education Hammond IN USA
< 9th Grade 7.7% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 12.2% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 36.6% 34.2% 27.5%
Some College 22.8% 20.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.7% 8.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.9% 15.7% 18.8%
Master's Degree 3.3% 6.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.0% 1.3%

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