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Hamilton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 2,904 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 40.3915 and longitude -91.3613 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 1.79 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2394275) 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.

The City of Hamilton is located within Township of Montebello, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock 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, 2016.


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Hamilton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,904
Population in Households 2,844
Population in Familes 2,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 816
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,219
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 942 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $88,002
Average Home Value $121,201
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,752
Average Household Income $68,151
Per Capita Income $28,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.3%
Households -0.14% -0.21%
Families -0.12% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Hamilton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 444 68th
Population Density1 # 883 36th
Diversity Index2 # 781 43rd
Median Household Income # 592 57th
Per Capita Income # 451 67th

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