Hamilton County NY Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

Hamilton County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,573
Population in Households 4,493
Population in Familes 3,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $53,468
Average Household Income $76,191
Per Capita Income $35,896


Total Housing Units 9,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,798 (19.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 ( 3.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,896 (76.3%)
Median Home Value $173,429
Average Home Value $222,845


Total Households 2,141
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,294
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.68% -1.09%
Households -0.66% -1.1%
Families -0.84% -1.2%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


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, 2018 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 Density # 62 2nd
Diversity Index # 60 5th
Median Household Income # 31 52nd
Per Capita Income # 11 84th

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