Hammond, Indiana 

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Population

75,342

-4.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$39,771

Median Home Price

$139,900

Chicago Gifts

Best Places to Live in Hammond, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Hammond, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Hammond, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Lake County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Hammond
Zip Codes: 46324 46323 46320 46327
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hammond is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hammond jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hammond's cost of living is 21.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hammond's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lake county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.7% to 41.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hammond's population is 75,342 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hammond is Real Estate: $139,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Hammond public schools spend $11,920 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Hammond. More Education



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Housing Market in Hammond

It's a good time to buy in Hammond. Home Appreciation is up 18.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hammond is $139,900.

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Reviews for Hammond   3 Reviews
06-10 upda. Im 20 and a resident not an official o - 4/2/2010
I am a resident of the area, has been my entire life. Growing up there were parts where I was nearly ashamed to be part of this community especially in the early2000's.... Read More

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Living in Hammond Indiana - 5/1/2008
Hammond Indiana is within easy commute to Chicago and the Downtown area either by car or train, offering you all the advantages of city living, but not at the city cost.... Read More

my home town - 2/25/2006
I've never lived anywhere else, but have traveled to many U. S. cities. Hammond is an average (okay, maybe less than average city). Housing is affordable, although taxes... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HAMMOND, INDIANA
46324 46323 46320 46327

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