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People

Total Population 446
Male Share of the Population 54.5%
Female Share of the Population 45.5%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 199
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.8%
Median Earnings25+ $33,281
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,556
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $536
Median House Value $78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hammond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Piatt
Standard Zip Codes 61929
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.796
Longitude -88.591

Hammond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TUSCOLA
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station FARMER CITY
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hammond, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pierson Station (61929)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arthur 2,563 $65,759
Atwood 1,115 $55,556
Bement 1,744 $58,594
Cerro Gordo 1,348 $70,404
Garrett 108 $51,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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