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Population (year 2000): 6,786. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,496 (-4.3% change)
Males: 3,506 (51.7%), Females: 3,280 (48.3%)

Marion County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $27,489 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,000 (year 2000)

Hamilton, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hamilton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (24.5%), Irish (8.5%), German (6.4%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Dutch (1.2%).Alabama

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 36.1 square miles

Hamilton,

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton

  • High school or higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Tuscaloosa, (71.4 miles pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (91.2 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (533.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (12.3 miles Guin, AL (14.1 miles Hodges, AL (14.2 miles Beaverton, AL (14.4 miles Hackleburg, AL (14.7 miles Detroit, AL (15.2 miles Gu-Win, AL (17.1 miles Brilliant, AL (17.2 miles Vina,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 87.99 W

Area code: 205

Hamilton, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (34.5%), Educational,health and social services (17.1%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,806 (+26.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,569 (62.9%)

Crime in Hamilton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 0 0 0
    per 100,000 58.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 2 2
    per 100,000 14.7 44.2 29.5 29.5
Robberies 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 14.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 9 4 6 7
    per 100,000 132.6 58.9 88.4 103.2
Burglaries 53 63 51 66
    per 100,000 781.0 928.4 751.5 972.6
Thefts 148 133 126 163
    per 100,000 2181.0 1959.9 1856.8 2402.0
Auto thefts 19 15 10 11
    per 100,000 280.0 221.0 147.4 162.1
260.1 190.5 168.1 209.5

Average climate in Hamilton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hamilton,

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Hamilton city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 tornado 41.9 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.


Hospital/medical center in Hamilton:
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1256 MILITARY STREET SOUTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:
  • CARRAWAY NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; WINFIELD, AL)
  • RED BAY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; RED BAY, AL)
  • CARRAWAY BURDICK WEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; HALEYVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamilton, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamilton:
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 47 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; ID: CBM)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 50 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; ID: MSL)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 55 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamilton:
  • MARION COUNTY-RANKIN FITE (about 2 miles; HAMILTON, AL; ID: HAB)
  • LAMAR COUNTY (about 23 miles; VERNON, AL; ID: M55)
  • TISHOMINGO COUNTY (about 29 miles; BELMONT, MS; ID: 01M)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3 $6,462 $25,848 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $9,832 $23,596 3 $1,028
Sewerage 4 $8,654 $25,962 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $10,213 $20,426 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $19,523 $23,427 1 $275
Local Libraries 0 $0   2 $1,134
Firefighters 5 $11,613 $27,871 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,064 $24,768 1 $297
Police Protection - Officers 15 $32,079 $25,663 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   2 $673
Water Supply 12 $24,151 $24,151 2 $469
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,051 $24,612 0 $0
Totals for Government 62 $126,643 $24,511 11 $3,875
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 50 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; FT enrollment: 2,669)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,628)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 54 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 55 miles; FLORENCE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,770)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 64 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 17,453)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
Public high school in Hamilton:
  • HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 211 AGGIE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hamilton:
  • HAMILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 784 10TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HAMILTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 400 MILITARY ST S; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • MARION COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 188 WINCHESTER DR; Grades: 05 - 12)
Library in Hamilton:
  • CLYDE NIX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,004; Location: 350 BEXAR AVE. W.; 15,022 books; 422 audio materials; 430 video materials; 29 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Hamilton: Maywood Camp (A), Pikeville Country Club (B), Marion County Courthouse (C).

Shopping Center: Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Hamilton include: Weston Baptist Church (A), Love Joy Church (B), Rocky Grove Church (C), Primitive Church (D), Plesant Ridge Freewill Baptist Church (E), Faith Tabernacle (F), Pleasant Grove Church (G), First Baptist Church of Hamilton (H).

Cemeteries: Cooper Cemetery (1), Donham Cemetery (2), Terrell Cemetery (3), Key Cemetery (4), Pikeville Cemetery (5), Bishop Cemetery (6), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (7).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stevens Creek (A), Key Branch (B), Ragsdale Creek (C), Sell Branch (D), Whitley Creek (E), Williams Creek (F), Clifty Creek (G).

Post office: (A).  


Hamilton compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:
  • WFBH-LP (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH HAMILTON)
  • WERH-FM (92.1 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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