Hamilton, Illinois Population 2024

2,653

Hamilton is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. Hamilton has a 2024 population of 2,653. Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -3.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,743 in 2020.

The average household income in Hamilton is $77,165 with a poverty rate of 9.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hamilton is 39.9 years, 39.3 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
745.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.28% (-90)
The current population of Hamilton, Illinois is 2,653 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,743.

Hamilton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,65096.61%
Black or African American441.6%
Two or more races341.24%
Asian150.55%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid 2024

Hamilton Median Age

39.9

Total

39.3

Male

41.3

Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 2,048 adults, (621 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

92.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female1,53155.81%
Male1,21244.19%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1222.3970.529.5
Married4803.3483.816.3
Non Family4751.1756.643.4
Female1163.0674.125.9
Male513.2466.733.3
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

70.5%

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 asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,333

Average Earnings

$57,500

Average Male

$39,167

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

97.7% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 2.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5932098.06%
Black3333100%
Multiple34720.59%
showing: 3 rows

9.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is White, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Hamilton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater13.66%
Less Than 9th Grade11.59%
Some College7.9%
High School5.68%
showing: 4 rows

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.05%
Male Employed1.26%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hamilton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

119

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

5

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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

42.07%

Born in Hamilton

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.56% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 42.07% having been born in Illinois. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hamilton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,543-22-0.86%
20282,565-22-0.85%
20272,587-22-0.84%
20262,609-22-0.84%
20252,631-22-0.83%
20242,653-22-0.82%
20232,675-22-0.82%
20222,697-22-0.81%
20212,719-24-0.87%
20202,743291.07%
20192,714-19-0.7%
20182,733-27-0.98%
20172,760-38-1.36%
20162,798-4-0.14%
20152,802-22-0.78%
20142,824-36-1.26%
20132,860-46-1.58%
20122,906-28-0.95%
20112,934-15-0.51%
20102,949-80-2.64%
20003,029-252-7.68%
19903,281-228-6.5%
19803,50974526.95%
19702,76426210.47%
19602,502
showing: 25 rows

Hamilton Population by Year