Hammond, IN

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2020 Population
76,141
0.53% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.7
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
21.2%
4.18% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$46,974
1.22% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$98,700
7.63% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
33,693
1.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hammond, IN had a population of 76.1k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $46,974. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hammond, IN declined from 76,547 to 76,141, a −0.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,406 to $46,974, a 1.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hammond, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.3%), Other (Hispanic) (23%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.1%), White (Hispanic) (11.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.64%).

None of the households in Hammond, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.7% of the residents in Hammond, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hammond, IN are Purdue University Northwest (2,335 degrees awarded in 2020), Calumet College of Saint Joseph (163 degrees), and Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College-Hammond (4 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Hammond, IN was $98,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.4%.

Most people in Hammond, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hammond, IN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hammond, IN is home to a population of 76.1k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.3% of Hammond, IN residents were born outside of the country (8.63k people).

In 2020, there were 1.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Hammond, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Other (Hispanic) and 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.7%
2020 Citizenship
93.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.7% of Hammond, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hammond, IN was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hammond, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.4k ± 1.6k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 1.7k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 1.19k
38.6%
Hispanic Population
29.4k people

In 2020, there were 1.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Hammond, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Other (Hispanic) and 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

38.6% of the people in Hammond, IN are hispanic (29.4k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,901 ± 7,815 people
  2. India
    33,655 ± 4,493 people
  3. China
    21,706 ± 3,611 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 102,901 Indiana residents, followed by India with 33,655 and China with 21,706.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
8.63k people
12%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.16k people

As of 2020, 11.3% of Hammond, IN residents (8.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hammond, IN was 12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,043 ± 234
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    395 ± 142
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    392 ± 124

Hammond, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hammond, IN employs 33.7k people. The largest industries in Hammond, IN are Manufacturing (5,820 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,232 people), and Retail Trade (4,126 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,036), Manufacturing ($47,862), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,174).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,739. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

33.7k
2020 Value
± 1,521
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hammond, IN grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 33.3k employees to 33.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hammond, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,284 people), Production Occupations (3,474 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,974 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hammond, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

33.7k
2020 Value
± 1,521
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hammond, IN grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 33.3k employees to 33.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hammond, IN, are Manufacturing (5,820 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,232 people), and Retail Trade (4,126 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hammond, IN, though some of these residents may live in Hammond, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,207
Median earning men ± $2,617
$25,669
Median earning women ± $1,647

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($52,032), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,465), and Public Administration ($47,841).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,289), Wholesale Trade ($36,477), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($32,510).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Hammond, IN awarded 2,502 degrees. The student population of Hammond, IN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4,294 male students and 5,780 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hammond, IN are White (1,490 and 64.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (413 and 18%), Black or African American (230 and 10%), and Asian (80 and 3.48%).

The largest universities in Hammond, IN by number of degrees awarded are Purdue University Northwest (2,335 and 93.3%), Calumet College of Saint Joseph (163 and 6.51%), and Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College-Hammond (4 and 0.16%).

The most popular majors in Hammond, IN are Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (555 and 22.2%), Registered Nursing (138 and 5.52%), and General Business Administration & Management (133 and 5.32%).

The median tuition costs in Hammond, IN are $19,900 for private four year colleges, and $6,915 and $13,472 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Hammond, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 30.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 68.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 10,074 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 10,074 students enrolled in Hammond, IN, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,655 records, of which 57.6% were women and 42.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hammond, IN was Elementary Education & Teaching with 82 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hammond, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,335 degrees awarded
  2. 163 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Purdue University Northwest with 2,335 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 1,042 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hammond, IN, which is 0.714 times less than the 1,460 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,490 degrees mean that there were 3.61 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 413 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($970) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.655% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.645% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.72M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (831k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hammond, IN was $98,700 in 2020, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $91,700 to $98,700, a 7.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Hammond, IN is 61.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hammond, IN have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hammond, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hammond, IN is $46,974. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Hammond, IN was Census Tract 215 with a value of $67,115, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 211, with respective values of $65,821 and $55,577.

Property

$98,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,210
$17,712
Median Property Taxes
±$1,073

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hammond, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hammond, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

61.4%
Homeownership
2020
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 61.4% of the housing units in Hammond, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 215
  2. Census Tract 201
  3. Census Tract 211

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hammond, IN was Census Tract 215 with a value of $67,115, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 211, with respective values of $65,821 and $55,577.

The following map shows all of the places in Hammond, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,974
Median Household Income
± $2,084
28.8k
Number of Households
± 1,339

In 2020, the median household income of the 28.8k households in Hammond, IN grew to $46,974 from the previous year's value of $46,406.

The following chart displays the households in Hammond, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hammond, IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Public Transit (3.14%)

In 2020, 80.1% of workers in Hammond, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (3.14%).

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hammond, IN have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.82% of the workforce in Hammond, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hammond, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hammond, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hammond, IN (15.9k out of 75.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hammond, IN is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.7% of the population of Hammond, IN has health coverage, with 43.8% on employee plans, 25.4% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 8.43% on non-group plans, and 0.854% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IN see 1922 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.28% increase from the previous year (1861 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1536 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,922 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lake County, IN

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IN see an average of 1,922 patients per year. This represents a 3.28% increase from the previous year (1,861 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lake County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 21.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.3%
Uninsured
43.8%
Employer Coverage
25.4%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
8.43%
Non-Group
0.854%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hammond, IN grew by 0.868% from 11.2% to 11.3%.

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