Hammond, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 518. Estimated population in 2021: 523 (+1.0% change)
Males: 273 (52.7%), Females: 245 (47.3%)

Piatt County

Zip code: 61929

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $45,833
Median house value: $66,300

Races in Hammond:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), English (15.4%), United States (14.5%), Irish (12.7%), Dutch (1.9%), French (1.4%).

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hammond

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hammond village

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hammond:

  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MONTICELLO, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HEALTH CENTER (about 27 miles; MATTOON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hammond:

  • DECATUR (about 18 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 28 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 33 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hammond:

  • PIATT COUNTY (about 15 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • TUSCOLA (about 21 miles; TUSCOLA, IL; Abbreviation: K96)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 32 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hammond:

  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 31 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 33 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)

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