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Hammond, Wisconsin

Hammond, Wisconsin
Village
Nickname(s): Heart of St. Croix County
Location of Hammond, Wisconsin
Location of Hammond, Wisconsin
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
Government
 • Type Village Board
Area[1]
 • Total 2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Land 2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,922
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,877
 • Density 894.0/sq mi (345.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-32350[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583343[2]

Hammond is a village in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,922 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Hammond. Hammond is home to the Running of the Llamas.[6]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Hammond was named in 1856 for R. B. Hammond, an original owner of the town site.[7] A post office called Hammond has been in operation since 1858.[8]

Geography

Hammond is located at (44.975598, -92.435452).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.15 square miles (5.57 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,922 people, 715 households, and 499 families residing in the village. The population density was 894.0 inhabitants per square mile (345.2/km2). There were 773 housing units at an average density of 359.5 per square mile (138.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 715 households of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 33.1 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,153 people, 433 households, and 313 families residing in the village. The population density was 840.2 people per square mile (324.9/km²). There were 438 housing units at an average density of 319.2 per square mile (123.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.79% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 433 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,789, and the median income for a family was $54,722. Males had a median income of $37,337 versus $27,031 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,002. About 2.5% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  4. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  6. ^ Running of the Llamas
  7. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 177. 
  8. ^ "Saint Croix County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

  • Village of Hammond, Wisconsin
  • St Croix Central School District
  • Sanborn fire insurance maps: 1895 1902
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