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Hamilton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 3,082 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,082
Daytime Population: Workers 1,769
Daytime Population: Residents 1,842
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 2,945
Population in Familes 2,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 900
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $41,093
Average Household Income $57,219
Per Capita Income $23,580


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 860 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $80,901
Average Home Value $92,753


Total Households 1,224
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 786
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 -0.06% -0.31%
Households -0.07% -0.38%
Families 0.16% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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, 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 # 555 68th
Population Density # 798 54th
Diversity Index # 1362 22nd
Median Household Income # 1137 35th
Per Capita Income # 877 50th

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