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Hamilton, Missouri - Basic Facts

Hamilton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hamilton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caldwell County at latitude 39.7436 and longitude -93.9983. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Hamilton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,840
Population in Households 1,786
Population in Familes 1,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 1,311
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 470
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $91,159
Average Home Value $107,159


Median Household Income $33,025
Average Household Income $44,256
Per Capita Income $18,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% -0.02%
Households 0.45% -0.05%
Families 0.51% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.67%
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, 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, 2014 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 # 272 74th
Population Density1 # 215 79th
Diversity Index2 # 878 16th
Median Household Income # 814 21st
Per Capita Income # 740 28th

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