Income/capita 21%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$23,459$31,502$29,829
Median household income$43,125$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$41,375$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,750$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hammond is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hammond is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hammond is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hammond is 44% lower than the national average

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      Hammond median earnings by income bracket

      Hammond employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector30.1%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.3%18.0%
      Public administration1.6%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.1%46.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Long Creek, IL1,508$80,85946%
      LaPlace, IL161$63,47215%
      Argenta, IL1,125$61,50011%
      Cisco, IL240$60,78110%
      Sadorus, IL375$60,5009%
      Hammond, IL457$43,12522%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rankin, IL457$44,68819%
      Harrisburg, OH457$51,2507%
      Standish, ME457$39,95828%
      White Stone, VA457$40,87526%
      Goldfield, NV457$40,41727%
      Hammond, IL457$43,12522%
      Source: The Hammond, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).