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Hamilton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Hamilton had a population of 4,121 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 42.8322 and longitude -75.5524 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,122 feet.

The Village of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2390877) 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 Village of Hamilton is located within Town of Hamilton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison 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: Da-ude-no-sa-gwa-nose, Paynesville.

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


Total Population 4,121
Population in Households 2,322
Population in Familes 1,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,799
Population Density1 1,677
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 372
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 542 (51.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $209,375
Average Home Value $223,768


Median Household Income $59,667
Average Household Income $86,983
Per Capita Income $28,177
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% 0.13%
Households 0.33% 0.16%
Families 0.71% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 400 67th
Population Density1 # 496 59th
Diversity Index2 # 369 69th
Median Household Income # 548 54th
Per Capita Income # 684 43rd

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