Hammond, IN

77,131 Population
22.8 square miles 3,385.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Population Density
3,385.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 46.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.9%
was 11.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
28.3%
was 22.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
9.4%
was 12.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.5
was 7
Ranked 20th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
21.3%
was 22.8%
Ranked 6th Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$41,685
was $41,359
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.5
42.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9
was 11.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
669.6
was 824.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,352.1
was 4,078.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,547
was 33,506
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Median Rent
$864
was $851
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
5
was 3
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,332
was 29,380
 
Homeownership Rate
59.4%
was 63.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
5
was 3
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,341.6
was 1,470.9
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.5%
was 27.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.6
Ranked 1st Highest in IN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.2
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 96.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.7%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 100%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.8%
was 82.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.7%
was 14.0%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN

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