Hammond, Indiana Population 2024

75,317

Hammond is a city located in Lake County Indiana. Hammond has a 2024 population of 75,317. Hammond is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Hammond is $66,236 with a poverty rate of 19.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hammond is 36.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Hammond Demographics

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

  • White: 42.51%
  • Other race: 25.09%
  • Black or African American: 22.39%
  • Two or more races: 8.17%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
22.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,311.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.14% (-2,442)
The current population of Hammond, Indiana is 75,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 77,759.

Hammond, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32,89842.51%
Other race19,41725.09%
Black or African American17,32522.39%
Two or more races6,3248.17%
Asian8031.04%
Native American6080.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander150.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hammond Population by Race

Hammond Population Pyramid 2024

Hammond Median Age

36.5

Total

34.8

Male

37.7

Female

Hammond Adults

There are 59,249 adults, (10,234 of whom are seniors) in Hammond.

Hammond Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Hammond Sex Ratio

Female39,35550.85%
Male38,03549.15%

Hammond Population by Age

Hammond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All29,3482.6162.637.4
Non Family11,2251.215248
Married10,4823.4481.218.8
Female5,5673.574753
Male2,0743.466.933.1
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3.35

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hammond Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hammond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hammond Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.62%.

Hammond Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,711

Average Earnings

$46,077

Average Male

$31,771

Average Female

Hammond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hammond Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hammond Language

74.74% of Hammond residents speak only English, while 25.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.68% of the population.

Hammond Language

Hammond Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic31,1236,23820.04%
Black17,1245,15130.08%
Other19,3374,72324.42%
White26,2353,43913.11%
Multiple6,24790114.42%
Native60812420.39%
Asian7158912.45%
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19.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.72%

Male Poverty Rate

22.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hammond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hammond is Black, with 30.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hammond is Asian, with 12.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.22%.

Hammond Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.01%
High School17.36%
Some College15.24%
Bachelors or Greater9.42%
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Hammond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.69%
Male Unemployed29.86%
Female Employed11.54%
Male Employed7.54%
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Hammond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hammond Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hammond Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hammond Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hammond Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hammond Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hammond Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,113

Number of Veterans

2,890

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

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Hammond Veterans by War

count

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Hammond Veterans by Age

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Hammond Veterans by Race

Hammond Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hammond Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hammond Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hammond Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hammond Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.32%

Born in Hammond

88.89%

Native Born

11.11%

Foreign Born

5.84%

Non Citizen

5.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.89% of Hammond residents were born in the United States, with 46.32% having been born in Indiana. 5.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hammond Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202972,172-629-0.86%
202872,801-629-0.86%
202773,430-629-0.85%
202674,059-629-0.84%
202574,688-629-0.84%
202475,317-629-0.83%
202375,946-629-0.82%
202276,575-629-0.81%
202177,204-555-0.71%
202077,7592,1212.8%
201975,638-316-0.42%
201875,954-575-0.75%
201776,529-671-0.87%
201677,200-537-0.69%
201577,737-888-1.13%
201478,625-416-0.53%
201379,041-630-0.79%
201279,671-562-0.7%
201180,233-492-0.61%
201080,725-2,323-2.8%
200083,048-1,188-1.41%
199084,236-9,478-10.11%
198093,714-14,269-13.21%
1970107,983-3,715-3.33%
1960111,69824,10427.52%
195087,59417,41024.81%
194070,1845,6248.71%
193064,56028,55679.31%
192036,00415,07972.06%
191020,9258,54969.08%
190012,3766,948128%
18905,428
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Hammond Population by Year