In 2017, Hammond, IN had a population of 77.8k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $44,427. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hammond, IN declined from 78,349 to 77,827, a -0.666% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,685 to $44,427, a 6.58% increase.
The population of Hammond, IN is 39.3% White Alone, 36.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 21% Black or African American Alone. 25.7% of the people in Hammond, IN speak a non-English language, and 93% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hammond, IN are Purdue University-Calumet Campus (2,038 degrees awarded in 2016), Brightwood College-Hammond (256 degrees), and Calumet College of Saint Joseph (249 degrees).
The median property value in Hammond, IN is $87,600, and the homeownership rate is 59.7%. Most people in Hammond, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hammond, IN is 2 cars per household.