Hammond, Indiana Population 2019

Hammond, Indiana's estimated population is 75,795 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hammond, Indiana is the 8th largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1851.69 people/mi² (714.94 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.9 years, 32.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 31,930 households in the city, with an average size of 2.7 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2%, with a median rent of $852/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $87,600.

The median income for households in Hammond, Indiana is $44,427, while the mean household income is $53,796.

Hammond In Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hammond In was:

  • White: 51.55%
  • Other race: 21.59%
  • Black or African American: 21.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
LatLng(37.9807, -86.9588)
Rank in State8th
StateIndiana
CountySpencer County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)106.02 (40.93 mi²)
Water Area (km²)3.04 (1.17 mi²)
TypeTownship
GEOID1831000
Density (km²)714.94
Density (mi²)1,851.69
Area Code(s)812
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201875,795-623-0.82%
201776,418-686-0.89%
201677,104-499-0.64%
201577,603-876-1.12%
201478,479-548-0.69%
201379,027-623-0.78%
201279,650-536-0.67%
201180,186-532-0.66%
201080,718-2,330-0.28%
200083,048-1,188-0.14%
199084,236-9,478-1.06%
198093,714-14,269-1.41%
1970107,983-3,715-0.34%
1960111,69824,1042.46%
195087,59417,4102.24%
194070,1845,6240.84%
193064,56028,5566.01%
192036,00415,0795.58%
191020,9258,5495.39%
190012,3766,9488.59%
18905,4280.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,117
Some Other Race16,800
Black or African American16,632
Two or More Races3,023
Asian1,006
American Indian and Alaska Native236
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Hammond In Population Pyramid 2019

Hammond In Median Age

33.9


Total

32.6


Male

35.2


Female

Hammond In Adults

There are 57,749 adults, (8,598 of whom are seniors) in Hammond In.

Hammond In Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hammond In Sex Ratio

Female

39,623

50.91%

Male

38,204

49.09%

Hammond In Households and Families

Hammond In Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hammond In Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female42.4%57.6%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,4252.759.7
Married10,7553.5577.4
Non Family10,1041.2352.1
Female5,7223.542.4
Male1,8443.3350.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hammond In Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8237.88%
9th to 12th Grade5,72911.80%
High School Graduate17,90536.89%
Some College11,01022.69%
Associates Degree3,2466.69%
Bachelors Degree5,04110.39%
Graduate Degree1,7773.66%

Hammond In Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,52920,3894,282
Hispanic15,1579,6971,205
Other Race9,0215,534455
Black8,8717,979978
Multiple Races1,004730159
Asian533491248
Native American12511831
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,487$36,822$25,463
Less Than High School$23,436$28,762$15,379
High School Grad$30,552$36,723$21,757
Some College$32,079$39,200$27,495
Bachelors Degree$41,062$46,607$39,023
Graduate Degree$53,424$65,461$50,398

$31,487

Average Earnings

$36,822

Average Male

$25,463

Average Female

Hammond In Language

Hammond In Language by Age

Hammond In Language

74.15% of Hammond In residents speak only English, while 25.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.34% of the population.

Hammond In Poverty

Hammond In Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,3616,44922.74%
Black16,2715,52833.97%
White30,1824,54715.07%
Other16,6953,88823.29%
Multiple2,9341,01334.53%
Asian87526229.94%
Native236239.75%

22.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.70%

Male Poverty Rate

24.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hammond In

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hammond In is Multiple, with 34.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hammond In is Native, with 9.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.43%
High School16.76%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.36%
Male Unemployed28.07%
Female Employed12.91%
Male Employed8.77%

Hammond In Income

Hammond In Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,427$53,796
Families$49,681$59,999
Married Families$64,961$74,541
Non Families$30,742$38,934

Hammond In Marital Status

Hammond In Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hammond In Married by Age and Sex

Hammond In Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hammond In Marital Status by Race

Hammond In Veterans

3,885

Number of Veterans

3,569

Male Veterans

316

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,407
First Gulf War570
Second Gulf War562
Korea336
World War II140

Hammond In Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5767.90%
Hispanic8094.21%
Black7136.49%
Other4844.20%
Asian434.93%
2 or More372.34%
Indian3218.39%

Hammond In Veterans by Education

8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hammond In Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hammond In Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.23%

Born in Indiana

88.66%

Native Born

11.34%

Foreign Born

6.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.66% of Hammond In residents were born in the United States, with 46.23% having been born in Indiana. 6.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.