Hamilton, North Carolina

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hamilton Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Hamilton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Hamilton, North Carolina

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 3 2

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Hamilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Martin
Standard Zip Codes 27840
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.944
Longitude -77.21

Hamilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Station TARBORO 1 S
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Hamilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 516 100%
Male 232 45%
Female 284 55%
Under 18 130 25.2%
18+ 386 74.8%
65+ 93 18%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.98
White 229 44.4%
African-American 275 53.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 1.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 3.5%

Estimated Hamilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 493
Growth -23
Growth % -4.5%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.4%
US/American 21.7%
English 3.9%
Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
German 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamilton 516 $28,977
Everetts 179 $25,938
Hobgood 404 $31,500
Oak City 339 $33,500
Parmele 290 $21,528
Robersonville 1,731 $28,565
Williamston 5,843 $32,984
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