Hammond, LA 70401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hammond, LA 70401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Tangipahoa Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.516, Longitude -90.476
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 896
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,944
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 224
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,720

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Hammond, LA 70401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,704
Daytime Population: Workers 11,822
Daytime Population: Residents 11,898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,720
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 20,472
Population in Familes 14,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,232
Population Density2 613
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $41,621
Average Household Income $62,166
Per Capita Income $26,890


Total Housing Units 9,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,171 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,749 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 986 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $195,815
Average Home Value $232,576


Total Households 8,920
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,994
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 1.09%
Households 1.26% 1.25%
Families 0.91% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Hammond, LA 70401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70401 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 84th
Population Density # 97 81st
Diversity Index # 60 88th
Median Household Income # 247 51st
Per Capita Income # 120 76th

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