Hammond, Wisconsin

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Hammond, Wisconsin

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High Points

Hammond strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hammond Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Hammond Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Hammond People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Hammond, Wisconsin

Comparing Hammond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 4 5
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

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Hammond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County St Croix
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 54002, 54015
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.978
Longitude -92.435

Hammond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Hammond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,153 100%
Male 541 46.9%
Female 612 53.1%
Under 18 306 26.5%
18+ 847 73.5%
65+ 156 13.5%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,139 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Hammond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,695
Growth 542
Growth % 47%

Hammond Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.5%
Norwegian 27.7%
Irish 9.2%
US/American 7.6%
English 4.6%
Polish 3.9%
Dutch 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Swedish 2.5%
Italian 1.8%
Scottish 1%
Czech 1%
French Canadian 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.8%
Finnish 0.8%
Belgian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Erin Prairie (54002)
Pleasant Valley (54015)
Rush River (54002)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hammond 1,153 $54,722
Baldwin 2,667 $51,250
New Richmond 6,310 $52,422
River Falls 12,560 $60,253
Roberts 969 $47,857
Wilson 176 $43,438
Woodville 1,104 $49,643

Hammond Public Libraries

Hammond Community Library
Hammond, Wisconsin
(715) 796-2281

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Hammond High Schools (2004)

Serves 334 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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