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Hamilton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 1,859 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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

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


Total Population 1,859
Daytime Population: Workers 672
Daytime Population: Residents 1,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,739
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 1,805
Population in Familes 1,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 1,325
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $34,267
Average Household Income $45,952
Per Capita Income $18,897


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $81,561
Average Home Value $94,582


Total Households 740
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 473
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 0.38% 0.05%
Households 0.4% 0.0%
Families 0.39% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

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, 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 # 273 74th
Population Density # 212 80th
Diversity Index # 895 13th
Median Household Income # 840 19th
Per Capita Income # 832 19th

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