Hammond, Louisiana






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A Taste of Hammond, Louisiana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT HAMMOND?

  1. Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 20,019 in the 2010 census, nearly evenly divided between whites and African Americans.

  2. Hammond is home to Southeastern Louisiana University. The city was the home base for production of the first season of the NBC television series In the Heat of the Night, starring Carroll O'Connor.

  3. Hammond's proximity to New Orleans and Baton Rouge - less than an hour from each - has begun to stimulate growth. Tangipahoa Parish is becoming one of the newest suburbs to both cities. Hammond and Tangipahoa Parish are now among the fastest-growing cities and parishes in Louisiana. There is an abundance of new development, both commercial and residential, as well as numerous hotels which absorb overflowing demand for rooms near major events in New Orleans.

  4. Among the city's cultural attractions is the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum & Black Veteran Archives. This is one of the destinations on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $24,067, and the median income for a family was $31,617.

Radio Stations
WBKL 92.7 FM Clinton, LA Christian Contemporary
WQUE 93.3 FM New Orleans, LA Hip Hop
WEMX 94.1 FM Kentwood, LA Hip Hop
WTGG 96.5 FM Amite, LA Oldies
WEZB 97.1 FM New Orleans, LA Top-40
WYLD 98.5 FM New Orleans, LA Urban Contemporary
WRNO 99.5 FM New Orleans, LA News/Talk
WFMF 102.5 FM Baton Rouge, LA Top-40
WJSH 104.7 FM Folsom, LA Oldies
WWL 105.3 FM Kenner, LA News/Talk
WMTI 106.1 FM Picayune, MS Sports
KQXL 106.5 FM New Roads, LA Urban Contemporary
WZEN (LPFM) 107.9 FM Hammond, LA Variety

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Demographics of Hammond, Louisiana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

52.43%

45.20%

0.16%

0.83%

1.57%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Hammond, Louisiana


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Psalms 100 Salon & Spa -  Category: Black Salons -   - 2604 Aleata Dr, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 (985) 662-9356

  2. Vogue Salon & Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 111 South Cherry St, Hammond, Louisiana 70403 (985) 375-9953  - (visit website)

  3. The Barber Shop -  Category: Black Barbers -   - 111 South Cherry St, Hammond, Louisiana 70403 (985) 375-9953  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum -  Category: Museum -  There are three main buildings. The north building has a dinner theater and storage. The middle building contains the main displays of African American heritage. The south building offers a spacious banquet hall together with multipurpose conference facilities. The Museum is one of 26 sites on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail as cited by USA Today   - 1600 Phoenix Sq. Hammond, LA 70403-3969 (985) 542-4259  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Annette's Country Cookin -  Category: American, Southern -   2804 W Church St Hammond, LA (985) 429-7700

  2. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: Breakfast, Southern, American -   201 Westin Oaks Dr. Hammond, LA (985) 542-1828

  3. Crazy Pig -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   1002 N Oak St. Hammond, LA (985) 345-2327

  4. Mamma House of Soul Food -  Category: Cajun/Creole Soul Food -   607 N Holly St Hammond, LA 70401 (985) 345-2236   - (visit website)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


MzTequi performing live at Club LA (Hammond, LA)

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CHURCHES



  1. St. James AME Church -  311 E Michigan St, Hammond, LA 70401 (985) 345-6414   - (visit website)

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