Hamilton County IN Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 313,921
Population in Households 312,293
Population in Familes 271,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,628
Population Density1 796
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 114,027
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 84,751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 121,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,480 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,547 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,543 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $239,252
Average Home Value $297,263


Median Household Income $88,122
Average Household Income $111,484
Per Capita Income $40,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.17% 2.17%
Households 2.15% 2.16%
Families 2.03% 2.08%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 97th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 15 84th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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