Hammond SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
1
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

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Hammond, Louisiana Info Snack

Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States, located 45 miles (72 km) east of Baton Rouge and 45 miles (72 km) northwest of New Orleans. Its population was 20,019 in the 2010 census; Hammond is home to Southeastern Louisiana University and is the principal city of the Hammond Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Tangipahoa Parish.
Population
20,325
Unemployment
13.4%
Poverty
34.1%
Median Home
$149,400
Median Income
$37,059
Median Rent
$765

Rankings for Hammond in Louisiana

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Map Of Hammond, LA

Population over time in Hammond

Year Population % Change
2017 20,325 -0.3%
2016 20,389 0.6%
2015 20,272 0.3%
2014 20,207 0.5%
2013 20,107 0.6%
2012 19,986 0.3%
2011 19,926 0.9%
2010 19,740 -

Crime in Hammond Per 100k

Crime Hammond LA USA
Violent Crime 1487.1 557.0 382.9
Murder 9.7 12.4 5.3
Robbery 309.0 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1052.5 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 9685.2 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 3162.4 731.5 430.4
Larceny 6141.4 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 381.4 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Hammond

White
46.6% (9,475)
African American
46.0% (9,344)
American Indian
0.2% (44)
Asian
1.2% (250)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (5)
Two Or More
1.3% (269)
Hispanic
4.6% (938)
Race Hammond LA USA
White 46.6% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 46.0% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.6% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Hammond, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
11.4% (231,705)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.8% (199,185)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.6% (357,720)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (182,925)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (223,575)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (357,720)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.8% (158,535)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (197,152)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (89,430)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (32,520)
Income Hammond LA USA
Less than $10,000 11.4% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.8% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.6% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.8% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Hammond

Female
55.1% (11,201)
Male
44.9% (9,123)
Gender Hammond LA USA
Female 55.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 44.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hammond for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.6% (1,129)
9-12th Grade
11.8% (2,393)
High School / GED
30.0% (6,090)
Some College
21.9% (4,449)
Associate's Degree
4.8% (970)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (3,249)
Master's Degree
7.3% (1,473)
Professional Degree
1.5% (309)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (260)
Education Hammond LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.6% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.8% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.0% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 21.9% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.8% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.3% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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