Hamilton, North Carolina Population 2024

292

Hamilton is a city located in Martin County North Carolina. Hamilton has a 2024 population of 292. Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -3.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 302 in 2020.

The average household income in Hamilton is $54,344 with a poverty rate of 9.58%. The median age in Hamilton is 61.2 years: 60.7 years for males, and 61.5 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.25%
  • White: 25.75%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
591.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.31% (-10)
The current population of Hamilton, North Carolina is 292 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 302.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American12474.25%
White4325.75%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid 2024

Hamilton Median Age

61.2

Total

60.7

Male

61.5

Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 161 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

76.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female9355.69%
Male7444.31%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All802.0987.512.5
Married352.5474.325.7
Non Family331.061000
Female123.5891.78.3
Male0000

2.81

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hamilton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2616.15%
Associates Degree63.73%
Bachelors Degree2012.42%
Graduate Degree21.24%
High School Graduate5836.02%
Less Than 9th Grade74.35%
Some College4226.09%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black118919
White433713

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.23%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$53,750$28,036
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$27,375$30,000$24,583
Some College$25,875$26,125$0

$27,375

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$24,583

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

100% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1241411.29%
White4324.65%

9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.41%

Male Poverty Rate

12.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Black, with 11.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.52%.

Hamilton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.12%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%
High School8.62%
Some College0%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,250$71,962
Households$41,429$54,344
Married Families$58,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,813$29,252

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hamilton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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 55-64.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hamilton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Hamilton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Hamilton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12.33%

Hamilton Veterans by Race

Hamilton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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

71.26%

Born in Hamilton

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 71.26% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hamilton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029281-2-0.71%
2028283-2-0.7%
2027285-3-1.04%
2026288-2-0.69%
2025290-2-0.68%
2024292-3-1.02%
202329500%
2022295-4-1.34%
2021299-3-0.99%
2020302-64-17.49%
2019366-5-1.35%
2018371-1-0.27%
2017372-5-1.33%
2016377-2-0.53%
2015379-4-1.04%
2014383-3-0.78%
2013386-2-0.52%
2012388-6-1.52%
2011394-6-1.5%
201040000%

Hamilton Population by Year