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Hammond is a township in Spencer County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Hammond. For links to other places called Hammond, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hammond is 37.979N. The longitude is -86.959W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,607.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hammond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Spencer 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 47615 ZIP code.
29% 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 $17,701, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% 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 $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $648.
Spencer 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 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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