Hammond, Indiana Population 2020

74,423

Hammond is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 74,423, it is the 8th largest city in Indiana and the 487th largest city in the United States. Hammond is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -7.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,830 in 2010. Hammond reached it's highest population of 111,698 in 1960. Spanning over 25 miles, Hammond has a population density of 3,272 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hammond is $55,793 with a poverty rate of 24.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $89,300. The median age in Hammond is 34.6 years, 33 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Hammond Demographics

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

  • White: 50.70%
  • Other race: 22.60%
  • Black or African American: 21.32%
  • Two or more races: 4.06%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Hammond, Indiana is 74,423, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 75,795.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,830.

Hammond, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,07850.70%
Some Other Race17,41522.60%
Black or African American16,42821.32%
Two or More Races3,1264.06%
Asian8361.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1730.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%

Hammond Population Pyramid 2020

Hammond Median Age

34.6


Total

33


Male

36


Female

Hammond Adults

There are 57,184 adults, (9,141 of whom are seniors) in Hammond.

Hammond Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hammond Sex Ratio

Female

39,053

50.67%

Male

38,018

49.33%

Hammond Households and Families

Hammond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hammond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All60.7%39.3%
Male56.3%43.7%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Female40.9%59.1%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,3012.6960.7
Married10,6503.4878.2
Non Family9,9431.2454.3
Female5,7833.540.9
Male1,9253.3456.3

3.34

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hammond Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6747.61%
9th to 12th Grade5,51711.42%
High School Graduate18,40038.10%
Some College10,41321.56%
Associates Degree3,4297.10%
Bachelors Degree4,98210.32%
Graduate Degree1,8803.89%

Hammond Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,61219,8074,321
Hispanic15,78810,3401,152
Other Race9,1635,855361
Black8,9958,1061,016
Multiple Races1,022715173
Asian448427232
Native American1149941
Islander1515

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 51.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,093$38,869$27,012
Less Than High School$26,436$33,496$16,060
High School Grad$32,415$37,327$24,646
Some College$32,305$40,712$28,601
Bachelors Degree$41,784$46,875$37,366
Graduate Degree$54,466$60,241$51,743

$33,093

Average Earnings

$38,869

Average Male

$27,012

Average Female

Hammond Language

Hammond Language by Age

Hammond Language

73.36% of Hammond residents speak only English, while 26.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.16% of the population.

Hammond Poverty

Hammond Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,2027,51325.73%
Black16,1175,65435.08%
Other17,3094,95528.63%
White28,8144,91817.07%
Multiple3,0191,18039.09%
Asian69317725.54%
Native1733218.50%

24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.79%

Male Poverty Rate

27.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hammond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hammond is Multiple, with 39.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hammond is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.47%
High School18.67%
Some College17.06%
Bachelors or Greater11.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.98%
Male Unemployed29.93%
Female Employed15.14%
Male Employed9.44%

Hammond Income

Hammond Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,926$55,793
Families$50,390$61,474
Married Families$65,077$76,571
Non Families$31,977$41,155

Hammond Marital Status

Hammond Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hammond Married by Age and Sex

Hammond 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 Marital Status by Race

Hammond Veterans

3,701

Number of Veterans

3,400

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,240
First Gulf War641
Second Gulf War548
Korea279
World War II103
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,039
35 to 54863
55 to 64775
75+646
18 to 34378
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4737.71%
Black7526.93%
Hispanic7263.66%
Other3903.33%
Asian628.19%
2 or More241.45%

$Hammond Veterans by Education

9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hammond Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hammond 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

45.49%

Born in Indiana

88.07%

Native Born

11.93%

Foreign Born

7.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.07% of Hammond residents were born in the United States, with 45.49% having been born in Indiana. 7.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202074,423-686-0.91%
201975,109-686-0.91%
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%