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Hammond is a village in Piatt County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Hammond. For links to other places called Hammond, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hammond is 39.796N. The longitude is -88.591W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 518.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hammond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Piatt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61929 ZIP code.
33% of Hammond residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hammond ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hammond was $19,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Hammond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hammond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $231. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Piatt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hammond political report.
The average commute time for Hammond workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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