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Hamilton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Hamilton Census Designated Place had a population of 459 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Hamilton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 459
Population in Households 459
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 146
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $53,427
Per Capita Income $20,636


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $97,872
Average Home Value $120,769


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.05% 0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.88% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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, 2018 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 Density # 318 12th
Diversity Index # 313 14th
Median Household Income # 56 85th
Per Capita Income # 152 58th

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