Rent to Own Homes near Hammond, IN

Top Reasons to Live in Hammond IN

  • Located in Lake County, Hammond, Indiana, is part of the Chicago Metropolitan area and has a population of over 80,000 people. As the story goes, a butcher by the name of George Henry Hammond was a pioneer in the use of refrigerated rail cars for the transport of fresh meat from city to city. A great location with fresh water led to the industrialization of the area with George H. Hammond Co.'s meat packing plant. By 1875, Mr. Hammond was selling nearly 2 million dollars worth of meat from his packing plant, and by 1884, the city was incorporated and named after the butcher/ entrepreneur, Mr. Hammond.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Jackson Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Thomas A Edison Elem School
Grocery: Grand Food Mart
Restaurant: Gorditas Los Metates
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on E 169th St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Hazel Young Academy
Grocery: Grand Food Mart
Restaurant: Gorditas Los Metates
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on 165th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Kenwood Elementary School
Grocery: Family Grocers
Restaurant: Verona Pizza Ii
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Conkey St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46320

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School: Maywood Elementary School
Grocery: Tasty Treats
Restaurant: Regina's Southern Cuisine
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Lyons St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46320

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School: Hammond High School
Grocery: Tasty Treats
Restaurant: Restaurant Lucys
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7 Beds, 4 Baths on 173rd St
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7 Beds, 4 Baths

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Frank O'bannon Elementary School
Grocery: R J One Stop
Restaurant: Deli Pantry Plus Grocery
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on 170th Pl
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Saint John Bosco School
Grocery: R J One Stop
Restaurant: Zel's Roast Beef All
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Drackert St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46320

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School: Columbia Elementary School
Grocery: Tasty Treats
Restaurant: Regina's Southern Cuisine
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2 Beds, 2 Baths on Beall St
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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Hammond, IN 46320

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School: Lafayette Elementary School
Grocery: Nick's Market
Restaurant: Sharks Fish & Chicken
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  • Housing StatisticsThe median home price within the city of Hammond is $97,800. The median rent is $736 per month. The rental vacancy rate is quite high, hovering at 13.4%, leaving many structures unoccupied and ready for quick rental or rent to own opportunities for prospective buyers.
  • Local SportsWhile you are in Hammond, visit the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame. The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame just inducted another eight members into its hallowed halls in March of 2013, honoring those who played football, baseball, basketball, wrestling and track and field. There are no professional teams in Hammond; you have to travel into Chicago for that. But the city does cheer hard for its high school squads.
  • Shopping in HammondThe South Shore has a plethora of local shops, events, sports and attractions to keep locals and tourists alike, busy all year round! Starting with Cabela's 185,000 square foot showroom filled with aquariums, outdoor gear and educational areas, it's easy to see that this city loves getting outside to enjoy nature! However, if you'd rather spend your time browsing and shopping, try stopping in at Prickly Pear Furnishings for a look at handcrafted, custom made artistic pieces of furniture to add to your space. If you would rather stick to clothing and accessories, another local favorite is a shop called It's Just Serendipity, which features hand made items, vintage clothing, accessories and gifts for even those with finicky tastes.
  • Hammond NeighborhoodsHere are two Hammond neighborhoods you should know about: