Hamilton, Ohio Population 2021

61,982
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Hamilton is a city located in Butler County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Butler County. With a 2020 population of 61,982, it is the 11th largest city in Ohio and the 616th largest city in the United States . Hamilton is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,477 in 2010. Hamilton reached it's highest population of 72,354 in 1960. Spanning over 22 miles, Hamilton has a population density of 2,890 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hamilton is $58,042 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $107,200. The median age in Hamilton is 36.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Hamilton Demographics

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

  • White: 84.71%
  • Black or African American: 9.40%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
The current population of Hamilton, Ohio is 61,982 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,132.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,477.

Hamilton, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,67684.71%
Black or African American5,8479.40%
Two or More Races2,0203.25%
Asian5470.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native4660.75%
Some Other Race4400.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1860.30%
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Hamilton Population by Race

Hamilton Population Pyramid $2021

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Hamilton Median Age

36.6


Total

35.3


Male

38.1


Female

Hamilton Adults

There are 47,517 adults, (9,546 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton.

Hamilton Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton Sex Ratio

Female

32,149

51.70%

Male

30,033

48.30%

Hamilton Population by Age

Hamilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hamilton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
Male55.8%44.2%
All54.5%45.5%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female36.7%63.3%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7312.4454.5
Non Family9,9911.2244.8
Married8,9233.2473.9
Female4,3413.2736.7
Male1,4763.4255.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Hamilton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5253.74%
9th to 12th Grade3,8999.56%
High School Graduate17,04341.77%
Some College8,66121.23%
Associates Degree3,0627.50%
Bachelors Degree4,72111.57%
Graduate Degree1,8904.63%
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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
White34,35830,1505,738
Black3,2942,866369
Hispanic1,7971,197160
2+ Races80063468
Asian446436260
Other Race24619738
Native American15155
Islander4422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.30%.

Hamilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,863$42,440$30,439
Less Than 9th Grade$24,939$32,108$12,596
High School Graduate$30,375$37,556$25,261
Some College$36,295$47,165$30,479
Bachelors Degree$44,181$52,670$41,765
Graduate Degree$64,776$64,503$66,667

$34,863

Average Earnings

$42,440

Average Male

$30,439

Average Female

Hamilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton Language by Age

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Hamilton Language

93.03% of Hamilton residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Hamilton Language

Hamilton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,6116,83914.07%
Black5,5911,86933.43%
Hispanic3,46569019.91%
Multiple1,99557929.02%
Other44018842.73%
Islander186186100.00%
Asian53114026.37%
Native466388.15%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton is Native, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.38%.

Hamilton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.39%
High School14.56%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.49%
Male Unemployed29.65%
Female Employed11.03%
Male Employed5.13%

Hamilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,064$58,042
Families$57,929$66,700
Married Families$73,761$81,556
Non Families$30,806$41,056
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Income by Household Type

Hamilton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hamilton Marital Status by Race

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Hamilton Marital Status

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3,249

Number of Veterans

3,017

Male Veterans

232

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,224
Second Gulf War543
First Gulf War331
Korea270
World War II120

Hamilton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74974
75+783
55 to 64594
35 to 54555
18 to 34343

Hamilton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9827.24%
Black1473.49%
Hispanic652.91%
2+ Races646.14%
Native American3818.63%
Asian183.73%

Hamilton Veterans by Race

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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11.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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76.63%

Born in Hamilton

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 76.63% having been born in Ohio. 2.45% 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
202161,982-50-0.08%
202062,032-50-0.08%
201962,082-50-0.08%
201862,132180.03%
201762,114-136-0.22%
201662,250-95-0.15%
201562,345-69-0.11%
201462,4141150.18%
201362,299650.10%
201262,234-95-0.15%
201162,329-16-0.03%
201062,3451,6550.27%
200060,690-678-0.11%
199061,368-1,821-0.29%
198063,189-4,676-0.71%
197067,865-4,489-0.64%
196072,35414,4032.24%
195057,9517,3591.37%
194050,592-1,584-0.31%
193052,17612,5012.78%
192039,6754,3961.18%
191035,27911,3653.96%
190023,9146,3493.13%
189017,5655,4433.78%
188012,1221,0410.90%
187011,0813,8584.37%
18607,2234,0138.45%
18503,2100.00%

Hamilton Population by Year