For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:
For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city:
230 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $230 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (65.2 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (79.7 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (515.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bexar, AL (3.1 miles) , Guin, AL (3.5 miles ), Twin, AL (3.6 miles ), Detroit, AL (3.6 miles ), Hackleburg, AL (3.6 miles ), Hodges, AL (3.7 miles ), Beaverton, AL (3.8 miles ), Gu-Win, AL (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 87.99 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,030 (+29.9%)
Area code: 205
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Hamilton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.7%).
Work and jobs in Hamilton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hamilton, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 248% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Hamilton city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 37.2 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
Earthquake activity:Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Hamilton center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Hamilton center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lenny Fant - Basketball player-coach, Rex Frederick - Basketball player-coach, Bookie Bolin - Football player.
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Local government website: www.cityofhamilton.org
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See full list of schools located in Hamilton, School District: MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Library in Hamilton:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.45. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 3.79. This is worse than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamilton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.1%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 42.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Hamilton city (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,277 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,485 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Hamilton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $15,487,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,710
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 57,090
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamilton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hamilton, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamilton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hamilton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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