Hamilton, Alabama Population 2020

6,414

Hamilton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,414, it is the 88th largest city in Alabama and the 4150th largest city in the United States. Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -6.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,885 in 2010. Hamilton reached it's highest population of 6,892 in 2010. Spanning over 38 miles, Hamilton has a population density of 169 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hamilton is $51,515 with a poverty rate of 16.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $529 per month, and the median house value is $97,000. The median age in Hamilton is 40.9 years, 40.7 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.05%
  • Black or African American: 9.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.47%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hamilton, Alabama is 6,414, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,584.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,885.

Hamilton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,80187.05%
Black or African American6039.05%
Two or More Races2313.47%
Some Other Race220.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.11%

Hamilton Population Pyramid 2020

Hamilton Median Age

40.9


Total

40.7


Male

41.2


Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 5,416 adults, (1,278 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female

3,351

50.29%

Male

3,313

49.71%

Hamilton Households and Families

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamilton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All59.9%40.1%
Male55.1%44.9%
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7542.3259.9
Married1,3212.9279
Non Family9311.1438.9
Female3443.1645.6
Male1582.4655.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamilton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3376.96%
9th to 12th Grade63813.17%
High School Graduate1,73135.73%
Some College1,08222.33%
Associates Degree4669.62%
Bachelors Degree3647.51%
Graduate Degree2274.69%

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2353,469560
Black49930624
Hispanic8686
Multiple Races68557
Other Race2222
Native American74

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,317$31,766$24,303
Less Than High School$18,587$23,293$14,338
High School Grad$24,359$30,011$23,868
Some College$35,717$37,443$23,879
Bachelors Degree$33,222$$33,833
Graduate Degree$51,083$$47,038

$30,317

Average Earnings

$31,766

Average Male

$24,303

Average Female

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Language by Age

Hamilton Language

96.10% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 3.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Hamilton Poverty

Hamilton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,65170512.48%
Black47720843.61%
Multiple22510948.44%
Hispanic1763821.59%
Other2222100.00%
Native77100.00%

16.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.32%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

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 12.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.34%
High School12.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Some College2.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed42.07%
Female Employed13.56%
Male Employed2.65%

Hamilton Income

Hamilton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,670$51,515
Families$44,980$63,901
Married Families$55,888-
Non Families$20,145$26,285

Hamilton Marital Status

Hamilton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton Married by Age and Sex

Hamilton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

Hamilton Veterans

417

Number of Veterans

417

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
Second Gulf War105
Korea85
First Gulf War69
World War II29

$Hamilton Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.88%

Born in Alabama

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.32% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 66.88% having been born in Alabama. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,414-85-1.31%
20196,499-85-1.29%
20186,584-2-0.03%
20176,586-85-1.27%
20166,671-80-1.19%
20156,751-14-0.21%
20146,765-6-0.09%
20136,771-50-0.73%
20126,821-38-0.55%
20116,859-33-0.48%
20106,8921060.16%
20006,7869991.61%
19905,7876941.29%
19805,0932,0055.13%
19703,0880.00%