Hamilton, Alabama Population 2021

6,582
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Hamilton is a city located in Marion County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Marion County. With a 2020 population of 6,582, it is the 86th largest city in Alabama and the 4087th largest city in the United States . Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,885 in 2010. Hamilton reached it's highest population of 6,926 in 2011. Spanning over 38 miles, Hamilton has a population density of 173 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hamilton is $49,274 with a poverty rate of 17.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $515 per month, and the median house value is $106,700. The median age in Hamilton is 41.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.40%
  • Black or African American: 6.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hamilton, Alabama is 6,582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,618.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,885.

Hamilton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,97489.40%
Black or African American4196.27%
Two or More Races2433.64%
Some Other Race280.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.16%
Asian70.10%
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Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid $2021

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Hamilton Median Age

41.8


Total

38.5


Male

43.8


Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 5,359 adults, (1,403 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female

3,563

53.32%

Male

3,119

46.68%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hamilton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All58.5%41.5%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family36%64%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6842.3958.5
Married1,1343.0779.7
Non Family9891.236
Female4193.3454.9
Male1422.456.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Hamilton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2394.96%
9th to 12th Grade79016.39%
High School Graduate1,81637.68%
Some College97820.29%
Associates Degree4639.61%
Bachelors Degree3246.72%
Graduate Degree2104.36%
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Hamilton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3493,484520
Black3261841
2+ Races887313
Hispanic8484
Other Race2828
Native American114
Asian77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 14.77%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,321$27,067$27,413
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$$13,906
High School Graduate$23,375$22,404$23,750
Some College$35,403$35,213$35,473
Bachelors Degree$32,596$$
Graduate Degree$52,609$$47,917

$27,321

Average Earnings

$27,067

Average Male

$27,413

Average Female

Hamilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton Language by Age

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Hamilton Language

97.01% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,80875713.03%
Black33119558.91%
Multiple23712552.74%
Hispanic1542818.18%
Other2828100.00%
Native1111100.00%
Asian77100.00%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.56%

Male Poverty Rate

14.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is White, with 13.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.49%.

Hamilton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.53%
High School19.77%
Some College3.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed34.45%
Female Employed13.29%
Male Employed5.32%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,357$49,274
Families$46,736$64,161
Married Families$57,935-
Non Families$18,186$23,309
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Income by Household Type

Hamilton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

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Hamilton Marital Status

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271

Number of Veterans

271

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam144
Second Gulf War38
Korea37
First Gulf War1
World War II

Hamilton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7494
55 to 6476
75+62
35 to 5439
18 to 34

Hamilton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2605.33%
Black113.20%

Hamilton Veterans by Race

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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48.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton Employment by Age

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Hamilton Employment by Race

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Hamilton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.25%

Born in Hamilton

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 69.25% having been born in Alabama. 0.30% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,582-12-0.18%
20206,594-12-0.18%
20196,606-12-0.18%
20186,618-26-0.39%
20176,644-85-1.26%
20166,729-81-1.19%
20156,810-18-0.26%
20146,828-5-0.07%
20136,833-51-0.74%
20126,884-42-0.61%
20116,926350.51%
20106,8911050.15%
20006,7869991.61%
19905,7876941.29%
19805,0932,0055.13%
19703,0880.00%

Hamilton Population by Year