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Hamilton, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamilton had a population of 311 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 311
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 309
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 278
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $58,996
Average Household Income $66,428
Per Capita Income $26,710


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $218,056
Average Home Value $248,656


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 84
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 0.45% 0.51%
Households 0.24% 0.5%
Families 0.68% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 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 # 514 18th
Population Density # 501 20th
Diversity Index # 510 19th
Median Household Income # 281 55th
Per Capita Income # 367 42nd

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