Hammond, IN Demographics

The total population of Hammond is estimated to be 77,390 with 38,035 males (49.15%) and 39,355 females (50.85%). There are 1,320 more females than males in Hammond.
The median household income in Hammond was $51,999 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,229(2.31%) from $53,228 in 2020. This income is 69.70% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Hammond sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $58,348. Overall, the median household income for the city of Hammond stands at $53,878.
In Hammond, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,511 for males and $27,778 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,489 for males and $44,053 for females.
In Hammond, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $79,164, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $43,335.
In 2022, the population of Hammond was 76,575, a 0.81% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Hammond's population was 77,204, a decline of 0.71% compared to a population of 77,759 in 2020.
The median age in Hammond, IN is 36.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.44% were under the age of 15, 22.02% aged 15 to 29, 45.41% aged 30 to 64, 10.27% aged 65 to 84, and 1.86% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Hammond population: 45.53% are White, 22.04% are Black or African American, 0.54% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.26% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 24.02% are some other race and 6.59% are multiracial.