Hammond employment information

IndexHammondIllinoisNational
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%
The Hammond, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Hammond is $23,459, which is 26% lower than than the Illinois average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,125, which is 27% lower than than the Illinois average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hammond is 4%, which is 15% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hammond is 8% which is 44% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,747$43,125$86,250
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • 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%
Other16.3%13.5%

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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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grand Tower, IL457$28,54248%
Mineral Point, MO457$36,14635%
Harrisburg, OH457$51,2507%
Floodwood, MN457$24,72255%
White Stone, VA457$40,87526%
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).