Hamilton, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hamilton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 7,000 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 34.1387 and longitude -87.9708 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2403785) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamilton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton: Toll Gate.

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Hamilton, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,000
Population in Households 6,430
Population in Familes 5,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 570
Population Density1 184
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,771
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,810
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,749 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,021 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $85,286
Average Home Value $111,865
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,197
Average Household Income $40,780
Per Capita Income $16,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.37%
Households 0.38% 0.38%
Families 0.18% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Hamilton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 85th
Population Density1 # 356 39th
Diversity Index2 # 382 35th
Median Household Income # 498 14th
Per Capita Income # 480 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.