Hammond Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Hammond, LA

General Hammond Information

State: Louisiana

County: Tangipahoa Parish

Close cities: Tickfaw, LA, Ponchatoula, LA, Springfield, LA, Mount Hermon, LA, Albany, LA, Natalbany, LA, Hammond, LA

Hammond Population (census data)
Total 19,572 (+10.3% since 2000)
Male 8,886 (45.4%)
Female 10,686 (54.6%)

Population Density: 1,535 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 92.2 (US Avg is 100)

Hammond Elevation: 44 feet above sea level

Land Area: 12.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,809

Zip Codes: 70403, 70404, 70401, and 70402.

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Hammond Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (51.6%)
  • Black (45.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (7.7%)
  • French (6.5%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • German (6.2%)
  • United States (4.1%)

Local Hammond Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: , Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond School Information

High Schools
Hammond High School (45168 River Road, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Hammond Junior High School (111 J W Davis Drive, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Tangipahoa Parish Pm High School (411 Crystal Street, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Hammond Eastside Upper Elementary School (45046 River Road, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Hammond Westside Upper Elementary School (2600 Westpark Avenue, Hammond, LA, 70403 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Crystal Academy (411 Crystal Street, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Hammond Developmental Center/SSD #1 (45439 Live Oak, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Special School District # 1 District)
Hammond Eastside Primary School (45050 River Road, Hammond, LA, 70401 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Hammond Westside Primary School (2500 Westpark Avenue, Hammond, LA, 70403 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Southeastern LA University Laboratory School (1200 North General Pershing, Hammond, LA, 70402 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Woodland Park Early Learning Center (1000 Range Road, Hammond, LA, 70403 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)

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