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Hamilton, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Hamilton had a population of 6,991 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hamilton is located within Hamilton Division of Marion County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton: Toll Gate.

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Hamilton, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,991
Daytime Population: Workers 4,912
Daytime Population: Residents 3,978
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 6,418
Population in Familes 5,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 573
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $35,473
Average Household Income $46,884
Per Capita Income $20,032


Total Housing Units 3,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,692 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,062 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $89,336
Average Home Value $118,454


Total Households 2,754
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,792
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% -0.03%
Households 0.19% -0.04%
Families -0.01% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Hamilton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 355 39th
Diversity Index # 375 36th
Median Household Income # 382 34th
Per Capita Income # 347 40th

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