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Hamilton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton had a population of 1,162 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 32.7645 and longitude -84.876 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2403786) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hamilton is located within Hamilton Division of Harris 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.

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


Total Population 1,162
Population in Households 1,097
Population in Familes 958
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 351
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $141,197
Average Home Value $205,628


Median Household Income $44,690
Average Household Income $54,332
Per Capita Income $21,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.17% 1.66%
Households 2.25% 1.71%
Families 2.13% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 346 45th
Population Density1 # 413 34th
Diversity Index2 # 400 36th
Median Household Income # 199 68th
Per Capita Income # 220 65th

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