Hammond is a city located in Lake County, 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.