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Hamilton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Hamilton Census Designated Place had a population of 462 as of July 1, 2019. 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 33.7404 and longitude -88.4111 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Hamilton Census Designated Place 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.

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

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Hamilton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hamilton, MS Housing Affordability Index is 255
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hamilton, MS Wealth Index is 67
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 462 (100%)
Population in Households 462 (100.0%)
Population in Families 394 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 147
Diversity Index2 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,969
Average Household Income $65,010
Per Capita Income $25,286
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Housing Affordability Index3 255
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% -0.04%
Households 0.06% -0.12%
Families -0.79% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

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, 2019 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 # 276 24th
Population Density # 316 13th
Diversity Index # 314 14th
Median Household Income # 63 83rd
Per Capita Income # 60 84th

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