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: 901
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,953
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 224
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,729

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

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Hammond, LA 70401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,519
Population in Households 20,295
Population in Familes 14,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,224
Population Density1 625
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $41,263
Average Household Income $61,970
Per Capita Income $26,697


Total Housing Units 9,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,469 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,336 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 935 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $196,049
Average Home Value $237,710


Total Households 8,805
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,932
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% 1.11%
Households 1.19% 1.2%
Families 0.86% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Hammond, LA 70401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70401 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 80 84th
Population Density # 93 81st
Diversity Index # 57 89th
Median Household Income # 254 49th
Per Capita Income # 117 77th

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