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Hamilton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamilton had a population of 1,762 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.5337 and longitude -84.9127 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hamilton 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton: Enterprise.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hamilton, IN Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
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, IN Wealth Index is 81
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
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 1,762 (100%)
Population in Households 1,762 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,432 (81.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 840
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,189
Average Household Income $73,108
Per Capita Income $30,824
Wealth Index4 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $266,223
Housing Affordability Index3 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 784
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 531
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 1.58% 1.27%
Households 1.53% 1.22%
Families 1.95% 1.11%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Hamilton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 246 64th
Population Density # 482 29th
Diversity Index # 558 18th
Median Household Income # 213 69th
Per Capita Income # 147 78th

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