Hammond, Louisiana Population 2020

20,820

Hammond is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 20,820, it is the 15th largest city in Louisiana and the 1790th largest city in the United States. Hammond is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 4.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,019 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Hammond has a population density of 1,483 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hammond is $59,486 with a poverty rate of 31.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $150,500. The median age in Hammond is 28.8 years, 26.4 years for males, and 29.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males.

Hammond Demographics

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

  • White: 51.32%
  • Black or African American: 45.35%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Hammond, Louisiana is 20,820, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,786.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,019.

Hammond, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020136,6871,4551.06%
2019135,2321,4551.08%
2018133,7771,4551.09%
2017132,3221,6651.26%
2016130,6571,9171.47%
2015128,7401,7181.33%
2014127,0221,4961.18%
2013125,5261,8871.50%
2012123,6399550.77%
2011122,6841,2020.98%
2010121,4820.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,49151.32%
Black or African American9,27145.35%
Asian3521.72%
Two or More Races2621.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.19%
Some Other Race180.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.06%

Hammond Population Pyramid 2020

Hammond Median Age

28.8


Total

26.4


Male

29.5


Female

Hammond Adults

There are 16,244 adults, (2,486 of whom are seniors) in Hammond.

Hammond Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hammond Sex Ratio

Female

10,992

53.77%

Male

9,452

46.23%

Hammond Households and Families

Hammond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hammond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All47.9%52.1%
Male40.8%59.2%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
Female34.3%65.7%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6042.6247.9
Non Family2,8251.5236.7
Married2,2653.270.1
Female1,281434.3
Male2332.840.8

3.39

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hammond Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5114.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,17810.41%
High School Graduate3,37129.78%
Some College2,42421.41%
Associates Degree6445.69%
Bachelors Degree1,97517.45%
Graduate Degree1,21810.76%

Hammond Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1845,7332,584
Black4,5513,447423
Hispanic38525176
Asian10610680
Multiple Races747427
Native American16163
Islander12
Other Race12127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,898$41,941$27,422
Less Than High School$15,479$13,060$
High School Grad$26,348$43,953$19,766
Some College$28,952$41,094$25,877
Bachelors Degree$41,851$41,779$41,904
Graduate Degree$56,077$77,422$51,185

$31,898

Average Earnings

$41,941

Average Male

$27,422

Average Female

Hammond Language

Hammond Language by Age

Hammond Language

94.17% of Hammond residents speak only English, while 5.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Hammond Poverty

Hammond Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,2304,13850.28%
White7,77187211.22%
Hispanic71927938.80%
Asian2909733.45%
Multiple2157534.88%

31.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.64%

Male Poverty Rate

30.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hammond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hammond is Black, with 50.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hammond is White, with 11.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.54%
High School27.57%
Some College20.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.08%
Female Unemployed55.65%
Female Employed24.35%
Male Employed14.94%

Hammond Income

Hammond Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,127$59,486
Families$54,322$73,388
Married Families$82,712-
Non Families$25,086$39,232

Hammond Marital Status

Hammond Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

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 45-54.

Hammond Marital Status by Race

Hammond Veterans

650

Number of Veterans

613

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
Second Gulf War158
First Gulf War148
Korea54
World War II6
Name Veterans % of Total
White5165.67%
Black1091.65%
2 or More158.11%
Asian103.30%
Hispanic71.20%

$Hammond Veterans by Education

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hammond Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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

82.82%

Born in Louisiana

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.62% of Hammond residents were born in the United States, with 82.82% having been born in Louisiana. 2.85% 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
202020,820170.08%
201920,803170.08%
201820,7863341.63%
201720,452170.08%
201620,435990.49%
201520,336970.48%
201420,239300.15%
201320,2091120.56%
201220,097890.44%
201120,008140.07%
201019,9942,3551.26%
200017,6391,7681.06%
199015,8716450.42%
198015,2262,7392.00%
197012,4871,9241.69%
196010,5631,9232.03%
19508,6402,6073.66%
19406,033-39-0.06%
19306,0722,2174.65%
19203,8559132.74%
19102,9421,4426.97%
19001,5000.00%