Hamilton, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hamilton, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamilton had a population of 303 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Hamilton is located within Lyman-Hamilton Division of Skagit 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.

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


Total Population 303
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $202,941
Average Home Value $226,389


Median Household Income $55,579
Average Household Income $63,090
Per Capita Income $25,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.39%
Households 0.0% 0.34%
Families 0.4% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington 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 # 516 18th
Population Density1 # 500 20th
Diversity Index2 # 514 18th
Median Household Income # 288 54th
Per Capita Income # 375 40th

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