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Hamilton, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamilton had a population of 294 as of July 1, 2015. Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 48.5209 and longitude -121.9943 in Skagit County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Skagit County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Town of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2412721) 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.

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, 2015.

Town of Hamilton, WA Boundary Map

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Hamilton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 294
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 261
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $215,278
Average Home Value $236,236
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,391
Average Household Income $61,148
Per Capita Income $24,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.14%
Households -0.33% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

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Hamilton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 520 17th
Population Density1 # 505 20th
Diversity Index2 # 521 17th
Median Household Income # 289 54th
Per Capita Income # 351 44th

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