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Hamilton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 3,068 as of July 1, 2016. Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 31.6994 and longitude -98.1228 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2410693) 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.

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


Total Population 3,068
Population in Households 2,927
Population in Familes 2,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 896
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,225
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 785
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $76,840
Average Home Value $87,718


Median Household Income $39,578
Average Household Income $54,253
Per Capita Income $22,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.28%
Households -0.07% -0.3%
Families 0.16% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 555 68th
Population Density1 # 798 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1384 21st
Median Household Income # 1129 36th
Per Capita Income # 875 50th

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