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People

Total Population 2,918
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 1,421
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,458
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $92,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hamilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles SW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62341
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.396
Longitude -91.338

Hamilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station BURLINGTON RADIO KBUR
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Basco 78 $40,625
Carthage 2,580 $54,583
Elvaston 119 $37,500
Ferris 143 $38,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL
1100 KEOKUK ST
217-847-3313
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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