Hamilton, Illinois Population 2021

2,677
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Hamilton is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,677, it is the 436th largest city in Illinois and the 6608th largest city in the United States . Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -9.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,951 in 2010. Hamilton reached it's highest population of 3,509 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Hamilton has a population density of 752 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hamilton is $58,191 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $91,700. The median age in Hamilton is 44.7 years, 43.4 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hamilton, Illinois is 2,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,734.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,951.

Hamilton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,71096.68%
Two or More Races582.07%
Asian311.11%
Black or African American40.14%
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Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid $2021

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Hamilton Median Age

44.7


Total

43.4


Male

45.5


Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 2,212 adults, (670 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female

1,605

57.26%

Male

1,198

42.74%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hamilton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.3%14.7%
Married85.3%14.7%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female60.2%39.8%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1552.3775.6
Married5112.8185.3
Non Family3981.1567.8
Female1713.4960.2
Male753.3685.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Hamilton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.62%
9th to 12th Grade975.02%
High School Graduate65633.94%
Some College46724.16%
Associates Degree26113.50%
Bachelors Degree31116.09%
Graduate Degree1296.67%
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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
White1,8591,754404
2+ Races393911
Asian313125
Black4

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 asian people with a rate of 80.65%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,750$53,385$26,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,377$46,406$22,417
Some College$41,055$52,763$30,813
Bachelors Degree$35,441$48,750$
Graduate Degree$73,906$127,685$46,250

$38,750

Average Earnings

$53,385

Average Male

$26,833

Average Female

Hamilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton Language by Age

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Hamilton Language

98.05% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6522559.62%
Multiple584781.03%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Multiple, with 81.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is White, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.66%.

Hamilton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.24%
Some College13.35%
High School1.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed73.61%
Female Employed8.58%
Male Employed0.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,087$58,191
Families$60,043$66,371
Married Families$80,347-
Non Families$31,750$36,939
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Income by Household Type

Hamilton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

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 45-54, 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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165

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War18
Korea14
World War II10

Hamilton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7482
75+41
55 to 6420
18 to 3414
35 to 548

Hamilton Veterans by Age

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Hamilton Veterans by Race

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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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37.78%

Born in Hamilton

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 37.78% having been born in Illinois. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hamilton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,677-19-0.70%
20202,696-19-0.70%
20192,715-19-0.69%
20182,734-24-0.87%
20172,758-40-1.43%
20162,798-4-0.14%
20152,802-21-0.74%
20142,823-37-1.29%
20132,860-45-1.55%
20122,905-29-0.99%
20112,934-15-0.51%
20102,949-80-0.27%
20003,029-252-0.80%
19903,281-228-0.67%
19803,5097452.42%
19702,7642621.00%
19602,5020.00%

Hamilton Population by Year