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Population (year 2000): 8,315. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,349 (+0.4% change)
Males: 4,090 (49.2%), Females: 4,225 (50.8%)

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $72,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $283,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Hamilton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Korean (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (24.3%), Irish (23.4%), Italian (11.9%), French (8.0%), German (7.3%), Scottish (5.8%).

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Hamilton,

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton town

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

3.8% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Worcester, (2.6 miles pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (46.9 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (182.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Sunderland, (0.9 miles MA Worcester, (2.6 miles MA (4.3 miles Millbury, MA Shrewsbury, (4.7 miles MA (5.6 miles Ludlow, MA (6.3 miles Auburn, MA (6.6 miles Grafton, MA (7.3 miles Sutton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $359,100
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $391,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $310,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $361,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $340,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $123,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $271,700

Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 71.77 W

Area code: 978

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%).


 

Crime in Hamilton by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 2
    per 100,000 12.0 0.0 24.1
Robberies 1 0 0
    per 100,000 12.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 14 2 6
    per 100,000 168.4 24.1 72.2
Burglaries 20 28 39
    per 100,000 240.5 336.7 469.0
Thefts 42 52 35
    per 100,000 505.1 625.4 420.9
Auto thefts 1 4 1
    per 100,000 12.0 48.1 12.0
80.1 57.2 74.7


Average climate in Hamilton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Hamilton city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:
  • ST VINCENT HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; WORCESTER, MA)
  • WORCESTER STATE HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; WORCESTER, MA)
  • ADCARE HOSPITAL OF WORCESTER INC (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamilton:
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 7 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 37 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 45 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamilton:
  • OXFORD (about 9 miles; OXFORD, MA; ID: 43M)
  • STERLING (about 12 miles; STERLING, MA; ID: 3B3)
  • SPENCER (about 13 miles; SPENCER, MA; ID: 60M)

Amtrak station near Hamilton:
  • 2 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,808)
  • CLARK UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; FT enrollment: 3,660)
Public primary/middle school in Hamilton:
  • MILES RIVER MIDDLE (Students: 506; Location: 787 BAY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)

Hamilton compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNEB (1230 AM; 1 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WCHC (88.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: TRUST OF THE COL OF THE HOLY CROSS)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)

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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