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Hammond is in Tangipahoa Parish.

The community was named for Peter Hammond, Swedish immigrant.

The latitude of Hammond is 30.504N. The longitude is -90.461W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,715.


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Median household income
Local
$24,067
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hammond demographic reports
Filming location for:
· 1988-94 TV series, "In the Heat of the Night"
· 2004 movie, "Ray"
· 2006 movie, "Glory Road"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include PJ?s Coffee
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Swamp Pop Music Festival - Nov. 10, 2007
  • Fall Pow Wow - Nov. 23-25, 2007
  • Juneteenth Festival - June 16-19, 2007
  • Alligator Day - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hammond web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Southeastern Louisiana University

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hammond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tangipahoa Parish 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 70401 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Hammond residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hammond ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hammond was $15,145, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Hammond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
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History

Historic districts in Hammond include Hammond Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Hammond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $761.


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Libraries in Hammond include Hammond Branch ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Hammond include Hammond Daily Star

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Politics

Tangipahoa Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hammond political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Hammond workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hammond between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Hammond include Best Western, Best Western University Inn, Colonial Inn, Comfort Inn Hammond, Days Inn Hammond, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Hotels, Rockwood Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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