Hamilton, Missouri

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Hamilton, Missouri

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 17% Hamilton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Hamilton, Missouri

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Working at Home 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
People Living Alone 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 4

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Hamilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles E of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Caldwell
Standard Zip Codes 64644
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.743
Longitude -93.998

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 HAMILTON 2 W
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station AMITY 4 NE
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
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Hamilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,813 100%
Male 833 45.9%
Female 980 54.1%
Under 18 489 27%
18+ 1,324 73%
65+ 412 22.7%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,788 98.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 20 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Hamilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,811
Growth -2
Growth % -0.1%

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
US/American 23%
German 20.8%
English 14.5%
Irish 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scottish 2.3%
British 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
European 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Swedish 1%
Swiss 0.8%
Romanian 0.8%
African 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamilton 1,813 $32,560
Altamont 218 $32,500
Breckenridge 454 $28,750
Gallatin 1,789 $40,398
Kidder 271 $41,477
Kingston 287 $27,500
Winston 247 $32,917

Hamilton Public Libraries

Hamilton Public Library
312 N. DAVIS
Hamilton, Missouri
(816) 583-4832

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Hamilton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 256 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

Hamilton Colleges

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