Hammond, Indiana

Hammond: The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana. It is located on the south shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana. Hammond is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Hammond Civic Center and the Hammond Historical Museum.


Hammond is a city located in the county of Lake in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,830 and a population density of 1,254 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 75,342 inhabitants.

The city was created 140 years ago in 1883.

Hammond locator map
Location of Hammond on Indiana map.

Quick Facts about Hammond

Population : 75,342 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Lake County
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 64.45 km2
Altitude : 610 feet / 186, 176 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1884 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:56:54 (2nd March 2024)
Postal code : 46320
Density : 1,169 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.28% (2010-2020)
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Hammond is located at 41°35'0"N 87°30'0"W (41.5833700, -87.5000400).

Hammond map


According to census records, the population of Hammond decreased by 7.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,830 - census
2011 80,233 -0.74% estimation process
2012 79,671 -0.71% estimation process
2013 79,041 -0.8% estimation process
2014 78,625 -0.53% estimation process
2015 77,737 -1.14% estimation process
2016 77,200 -0.7% estimation process
2017 76,529 -0.88% estimation process
2018 75,954 -0.76% estimation process
2019 75,638 -0.42% estimation process
2020 75,342 -0.39% estimation process

Hammond zip code is 46320. County name: Lake, County fips: 18089

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People born in Hammond (83)

People born in Hammond, including pentecostal evangelist David Wilkerson, professional wrestler and actor Terry Funk, professional wrestler and trainer Dory Funk Jr., .


  • Mike D. Rogers (U.S. Representative) he was born in 16/07/1958
  • Kathleen Burke (American actress (1913-1980)) she was born in 05/09/1913
  • Jordan Schafer (Baseball player from the United States) he was born in 04/09/1986
  • Carl Frederick Mengeling (Catholic bishop) he was born in 22/10/1930
  • John Farrell (American speed skater and speed skating coach) he was born in 28/08/1906
  • Jan Johnson (athletics competitor) he was born in 11/11/1950
  • Michael Badnarik (American software engineer) he was born in 01/08/1954
  • Aaron Rosand (American musician) he was born in 15/03/1927
  • Jeremy Jordan (American singer and actor (born 1973)) he was born in 19/09/1973
  • Bob Wilkins (American television host) he was born in 11/04/1932
  • Stephan Bonnar (American mixed martial artist) he was born in 04/04/1977
  • R.J.Q. Adams (professor of modern British history at Texas A&M University) he was born in 22/09/1943
  • Charles B. Pierce (Director, screenwriter, producer, set decorator, cinematographer, and actor (1938-2010)) he was born in 16/06/1938
  • Dory Funk (American professional wrestler (1919-1973)) he was born in 04/05/1919
  • Glenn Michael Souther (spy) he was born in 30/01/1957
  • Wade Guyton (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1972
  • Bob Donham (American professional basketball player) he was born in 11/10/1926
  • Frank Radovich (American basketball coach and basketball player) he was born in 03/03/1938

Schools in Hammond

College & universities near Hammond, IN

Code Name City ZIP
490805 Purdue University Northwest Hammond (IN) 46323

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hammond, IN

Code Name Address Type
DYE Dyer station 913 Sheffield Avenue RAIL
HMI Hammond–Whiting station 1135 South Calumet Ave. RAIL
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Hammond

Post Office Name City ZIP
South Calumet Avenu Post Office Hammond (IN) 46324

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Lake County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lake County , IN. (more)

City Name Population Title
City of Gary 80,294 The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.
Gary 74,693 The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.
Merrillville 34,916 Town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana
Crown Point 30,906 City in Indiana, USA
Schererville 28,593 Town in northwest Indiana, USA
Hobart 27,913 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States of America
East Chicago 27,742 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Munster 22,483 Town in the U.
Highland 22,283 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Griffith 16,032 Town in Calumet and St.
Dyer 15,955 Town in Indiana
Cedar Lake 13,588 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Lake Station 11,850 City in Indiana, United States
Lowell 9,450 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Winfield 5,486 Town of the United States
Whiting 4,814 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Hammond distances to largest Indiana cities