Hamilton County NY Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

Hamilton County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,593
Daytime Population: Workers 2,027
Daytime Population: Residents 2,114
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 4,513
Population in Familes 3,419
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,691
Average Household Income $72,549
Per Capita Income $34,216


Total Housing Units 9,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,723 (18.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 ( 4.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,209 (77.0%)
Median Home Value $172,703
Average Home Value $226,117


Total Households 2,152
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,302
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.71% -0.7%
Households -0.69% -0.7%
Families -0.87% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 2017 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 # 61 3rd
Median Household Income # 26 60th
Per Capita Income # 12 82nd

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