Hammond Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

136,765

+9.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$40,721

Median Home Price

$169,400

Median Age

34.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.7 / 7.7

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Hammond Metro Area, Louisiana

Small city - In eastern Louisiana, 45 miles north of New Orleans. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the Hammond metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Hammond Metro Area
City: Hammond, Ponchatoula, 9 total
Zip Codes: 70403, 70454, 70401, 70422, 70443, 70466, 70444, 70446, 70456, 70402, 15 total
Cost of Living: -11.8% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 43 ft above sea level

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Hammond, La Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Strong growth
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
High crime
Long commute
Poor health

What Bert Has To Say About Hammond Metro Area

The Hammond, LA metro area is located in eastern Louisiana, 45 miles north of New Orleans. Hammond is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Tangipahoa county. It is also considered to be part of the larger New Orleans consolidated metro area.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hammond Metro Area is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hammond Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hammond Metro Area's cost of living is 11.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hammond Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the Hammond metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Hammond metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.6% to 32.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hammond Metro Area's population is 136,765 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hammond Metro Area is Real Estate: $169,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.3%.

SCHOOLS
Hammond Metro Area public schools spend $9,389 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Hammond Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Hammond

It's a good time to buy in Hammond. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hammond is $169,400.
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ZIP CODES IN HAMMOND METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
70403, 70454, 70401, 70422, 70443, 70466, 70444, 70446, 70456, 70402, 15 total

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