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Hamilton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamilton had a population of 1,693 as of July 1, 2016. Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 41.5402 and longitude -84.9198 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.94 sq. miles. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 902 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Hamilton are located in Steuben County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and DeKalb County.

The Town of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2396982) 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.

The Town of Hamilton is located within Township of Otsego, a minor civil division (MCD) of Steuben 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: Enterprise.

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


Total Population 1,693
Population in Households 1,693
Population in Familes 1,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 784
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 751
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 512
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 576 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 545 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $171,176
Average Home Value $220,340


Median Household Income $55,764
Average Household Income $74,426
Per Capita Income $31,489
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.33%
Households 1.65% 1.27%
Families 2.38% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 256 63rd
Population Density1 # 507 26th
Diversity Index2 # 575 15th
Median Household Income # 167 76th
Per Capita Income # 61 91st

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