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People

Total Population446
Male Share of the Population54.5%
Female Share of the Population45.5%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+199
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.8%
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 Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$536
Median House Value$78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
US/American0%
English10.3%
Irish16.6%

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

Hammond Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City121 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
CountyPiatt
Standard Zip Codes61929
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude39.796
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)

StationTUSCOLA
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationWINDSOR
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
StationFARMER CITY
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip36 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arthur2,563$65,759
Atwood1,115$55,556
Bement1,744$58,594
Cerro Gordo1,348$70,404
Garrett108$51,875

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

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