Hammond strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Hammond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||19 miles E of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||121 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri|
|Standard Zip Codes||61929|
|Phone Area Codes||217|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.95|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||1||0.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||523|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||9.7%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Hammond, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Pierson Station (61929)
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