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Hamilton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Hamilton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Monroe County at latitude 33.7466 and longitude -88.4076. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The formal official name is the Hamilton Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hamilton, Mississippi.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hamilton indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hamilton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton: Hamilton Farm, Monroe Court House, Old Hamilton.

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


Total Population 457
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $94,886
Average Home Value $110,185


Median Household Income $39,998
Average Household Income $48,818
Per Capita Income $19,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.22%
Households 0.14% -0.12%
Families -1.31% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 279 23rd
Population Density1 # 320 12th
Diversity Index2 # 318 12th
Median Household Income # 86 77th
Per Capita Income # 118 68th

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