Hamilton County NY Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,649
Population in Households 4,569
Population in Familes 3,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,195
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 1,330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,755 (18.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,218 (76.7%)
Median Home Value $177,546
Average Home Value $232,778


Median Household Income $52,114
Average Household Income $69,599
Per Capita Income $33,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.32%
Households -0.48% -0.22%
Families -0.67% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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 NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York 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 # 62 2nd
Population Density1 # 62 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 61 3rd
Median Household Income # 28 56th
Per Capita Income # 11 84th

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