Hamilton, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 3,029. Estimated population in 2021: 2,838 (-6.3% change)
Males: 1,443 (47.6%), Females: 1,586 (52.4%)

Hancock County

Zip code: 62341

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $40,179
Median house value: $65,800

Races in Hamilton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.5%), United States (16.6%), Irish (12.2%), English (12.2%), Dutch (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Elevation: 637 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -262 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:

  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; KEOKUK, IA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • FORT MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; FORT MADISON, IA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamilton:

  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 31 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 34 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
  • KIRKSVILLE REGIONAL (about 85 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: IRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamilton:

  • KEOKUK MUNI (about 7 miles; KEOKUK, IA; Abbreviation: EOK)
  • CARTHAGE (about 14 miles; CARTHAGE, IL; Abbreviation: I48)
  • FORT MADISON MUNI (about 18 miles; FORT MADISON, IA; Abbreviation: FSW)
Amtrak station near Hamilton:

  • 16 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)
  • TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,922)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 89 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 93 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 95 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 96 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
Public high school in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 1100 KEOKUK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 1830 BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HAMILTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 270 N 10TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON P.L. (Operating income: $61,337; Location: 861 BROADWAY; 23,111 books; 285 audio materials; 82 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)

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