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Hamilton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 1,841 as of July 1, 2015. Hamilton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 39.7426 and longitude -94.0024 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2394277) 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.

City of Hamilton, MO Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,841
Population in Households 1,788
Population in Familes 1,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 1,312
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 734
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 472
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $92,742
Average Home Value $111,921
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,949
Average Household Income $48,146
Per Capita Income $19,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.22%
Households 0.39% 0.22%
Families 0.49% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 276 73rd
Population Density1 # 219 79th
Diversity Index2 # 889 13th
Median Household Income # 676 35th
Per Capita Income # 621 40th

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