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The Hamilton Census Designated Place had a population of 453 as of July 1, 2016. Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 33.7466 and longitude -88.4076 in Monroe County. 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. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Hamilton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586595) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hamilton Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe 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.

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

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


Total Population 453
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 386
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 144
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $94,271
Average Home Value $111,047


Median Household Income $46,372
Average Household Income $50,130
Per Capita Income $19,523
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.22%
Households -0.38% -0.37%
Families -1.43% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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, 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 # 281 23rd
Population Density1 # 320 12th
Diversity Index2 # 319 12th
Median Household Income # 55 85th
Per Capita Income # 138 62nd

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