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The Village of Hammond had a population of 534 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hammond is located at latitude 39.8034 and longitude -88.5947 in Piatt County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hammond (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Piatt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Village of Hammond (GNIS ID: 2398233) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hammond is located within Township of Unity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Piatt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hammond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hammond, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 534
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 707
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $66,750
Average Home Value $68,275


Median Household Income $36,411
Average Household Income $47,323
Per Capita Income $20,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.52%
Households 0.71% 0.6%
Families 1.18% 0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hammond, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hammond to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 916 33rd
Population Density1 # 948 31st
Diversity Index2 # 956 31st
Median Household Income # 1248 9th
Per Capita Income # 1177 14th

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