Hammond is a city located in Louisiana, United States.
Most areas in Hammond are reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually calm - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near the airport (Hammond Northshore Regional Airport), Interstate 12, Interstate 55 or the railway line.
In Hammond, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and mobile homes. This city has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the dwellings in the city are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. The median year of construction for properties in this city is 1992.
Locals may find it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, a portion of property owners in Hammond may be able to access one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. There are also over 200 restaurants in this city.
The car is very often the preferred method to move around in this city. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 12, and it is very easy to park. However, most houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very well-suited for traveling on foot as running common errands is inconvenient.