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Demographics

People

Total Population2,916
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+1,393
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married53.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,908
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,739

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,617
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$642
Median House Value$94,900

Ancestry

German31%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.7%
Irish11.2%
English8.2%
French Except Basque3.2%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Swiss1%
Danishn0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Czech0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Italian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
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Hamilton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes62341
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.38
Approximate Longitude-91.36

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)

StationKEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationCANTON L AND D 20
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationBURLINGTON RADIO KBUR
Distance30.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp43 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 85 F
Oct Temp46 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Basco85$38,958
Carthage2,513$56,806
Elvaston124$31,250
Ferris118$43,750

Hamilton Public Libraries

Hamilton Public Library
861 BROADWAY STREET
Hamilton, Illinois
(217) 847-2219

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Hamilton Public Schools

Hamilton Elementary School
1830 Broadway St
ZIP: 62341
(866) 332-3880
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Hamilton Jr/sr High Sch
270 N 10th St
ZIP: 62341
(866) 332-3880
High
Total Enrollment 245
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