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Hammond
Location of Hammond, Minnesota
Location of Hammond, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha
Area
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 132
 • Estimate 
(2019)
134
 • Density 837.50/sq mi (322.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55991
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-26828
GNIS feature ID 0644609

Hammond is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 132 at the 2010 census.

History

Hammond was named for Joseph Hammond, the original owner of the town site.

In September 2010, the city was evacuated due to flooding of the nearby Zumbro River. About two thirds of the homes in the city were severely damaged.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2); 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 238
1910 241 1.3%
1920 226 −6.2%
1930 184 −18.6%
1940 252 37.0%
1950 192 −23.8%
1960 205 6.8%
1970 179 −12.7%
1980 178 −0.6%
1990 205 15.2%
2000 198 −3.4%
2010 132 −33.3%
2019 (est.) 134 1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 132 people, 59 households, and 34 families living in the city. The population density was 1,200.0 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 590.9 per square mile (228.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White and 3.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3% of the population.

There were 59 households, of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.3% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.4% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 12.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 43.2% were from 45 to 64; and 8.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.8% male and 46.2% female.

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