Hamilton, Alabama Population 2024

7,257

Hamilton is a city located in Marion County Alabama. Hamilton has a 2024 population of 7,257. It is also the county seat of Marion County.Hamilton is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 5.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,902 in 2020.

The average household income in Hamilton is $57,473 with a poverty rate of 15.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hamilton is 46.1 years, 45.6 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hamilton was:

  • White: 86.79%
  • Black or African American: 8.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
38.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
190.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.14% (355)
The current population of Hamilton, Alabama is 7,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,902.

Hamilton, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,97186.79%
Black or African American5848.49%
Two or more races2693.91%
Other race500.73%
Asian60.09%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid 2024

Hamilton Median Age

46.1

Total

45.6

Male

46.8

Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 5,525 adults, (1,666 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female3,41349.61%
Male3,46750.39%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7182.3958.341.7
Married1,1893.187921
Non Family1,0961.1534.865.2
Female3213.415743
Male1123.1972.327.7
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hamilton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 22.73%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,723

Average Earnings

$39,973

Average Male

$27,375

Average Female

Hamilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hamilton Language

98.34% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,76693116.15%
Multiple2695319.7%
Black4304310%
Asian66100%
Other50612%
Hispanic11565.22%
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15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Hispanic, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.45%.

Hamilton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.91%
High School17.4%
Some College13.39%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Unemployed29.46%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed3.23%
showing: 4 rows

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hamilton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hamilton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hamilton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

349

Number of Veterans

349

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hamilton Veterans by War

count

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Hamilton Veterans by Age

count

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Hamilton Veterans by Race

Hamilton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hamilton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hamilton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.58%

Born in Hamilton

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 66.58% having been born in Alabama. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hamilton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,0571602.03%
20287,8971602.07%
20277,7371602.11%
20267,5771602.16%
20257,4171602.2%
20247,2571602.25%
20237,0971602.31%
20226,9371602.36%
20216,777-125-1.81%
20206,9022103.14%
20196,692711.07%
20186,621-26-0.39%
20176,647-78-1.16%
20166,725-85-1.25%
20156,810-16-0.23%
20146,826-6-0.09%
20136,832-49-0.71%
20126,881-44-0.64%
20116,925380.55%
20106,8871011.49%
20006,78699917.26%
19905,78769413.63%
19805,0932,00564.93%
19703,088
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Hamilton Population by Year