Hamilton, Indiana

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Hamilton, Indiana

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Hamilton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Hamilton Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Hamilton, Indiana

Comparing Hamilton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Age of the Population 6 9
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Hamilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NE of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 46742
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.533
Longitude -84.912

Hamilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ANGOLA
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station AUBURN 2 SSE
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station GARRETT 1 S
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Hamilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,233 100%
Male 590 47.9%
Female 643 52.1%
Under 18 295 23.9%
18+ 938 76.1%
65+ 185 15%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.85
White 1,216 98.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.5%

Hamilton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.2%
US/American 15.5%
English 10.4%
Irish 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Dutch 2.5%
Hungarian 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Italian 1.9%
Swedish 1.6%
Polish 1.5%
Swiss 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hamilton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alvarado (46742)
Circle Park (46742)
Clarks Landing (46742)
Cold Springs (46742)
Forest Park Beach (46742)
Island Park (46742)
Oakwood (46742)
Oakwood Shores (46742)
Otsego (46742)
Penn Park (46742)
Russels Point (46742)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamilton 1,233 $47,917
Angola 7,344 $43,848
Ashley 1,010 $42,841
Auburn 12,074 $52,687
Butler 2,725 $42,188
Hudson 596 $44,792
Waterloo 2,200 $45,625
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Featured Colleges in the Hamilton Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Public Administration and Policy, Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible.

  • Programs: Computer Information Science (Bachelor's), Applied Management (Associate's), Business (Associate's), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
Matching School Ads

Hamilton High Schools (2004)

Serves 330 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

Hamilton Colleges

(List of Indiana Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Hamilton

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. Lakeview, Michigan 81.2   23% 20.1% 9.9% 26 $38,594 6.2% 2.4% 1,112 9.9% 63 3.3% 5.4
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Hamilton

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Hamilton Government Officials

Are you an official in the Hamilton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.