Hamilton, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 6,804 (49% urban, 51% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 3,466  (50.9%)
Females: 3,338  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35570.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,136 (it was $27,489 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$29,136
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,495 (it was $17,505 in 2000)

Hamilton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,036 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$87,036
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,914; Detached houses: $109,597; Mobile homes: $35,605

Median gross rent in 2012: $497.

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Hamilton races chart
  • White alone - 5,715 (83.5%)
  • Black alone - 649 (9.5%)
  • Hispanic - 255 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 118 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.04%)

Races in Hamilton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamilton: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.4%), Irish (12.9%), German (7.9%), English (7.5%), Scottish (1.6%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 36.1 square miles.

Population density: 188 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamilton,AL real estate house value index trend

Hamilton, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

230 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:  3.4%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Hamilton, Alabama as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamilton to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $230 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $216 (0.3%)

Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 87.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,003 (+29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,668 (67.6%)

Area code: 205

Hamilton household income distribution Hamilton home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamilton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 400000000010
per 100,000 58.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.50.0
Rapes 132214512031
per 100,000 14.743.830.330.515.361.077.215.831.50.043.414.5
Robberies 100001251010
per 100,000 14.70.00.00.00.015.330.979.015.70.014.50.0
Assaults 9467438676157
per 100,000 132.158.491.0106.661.145.8123.594.8110.294.9216.8101.6
Burglaries 536351667052475434103541
per 100,000 778.0920.2773.21005.01069.8793.3725.5852.9535.4158.1505.9595.1
Thefts 148133126163211161138153128152145114
per 100,000 2172.61942.71910.22482.13224.82456.12130.32416.72015.72403.52096.01654.6
Auto thefts 19151011102598119115
per 100,000 278.9219.1151.6167.5152.8381.4138.9126.4173.2142.3159.072.6
Arson N/AN/AN/A0N/A01N/AN/AN/A4N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A0.0N/A0.015.4N/AN/AN/A57.8N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 322.6205.7184.5228.0239.8246.0242.0221.0183.3137.1242.5145.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 134% 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 slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.3 miles away from Hamilton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.9 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, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Birthplace of: Lenny Fant - Basketball player-coach, Rex Frederick - Basketball player-coach, Bookie Bolin - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamilton:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-HAMILTON (1215 MILITARY STREET SOUTH - SUITE B, PO BOX 1357)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1256 MILITARY STREET SOUTH)
  • FMC HAMILTON (1256 MILITARY STREET SOUTH)
  • MARION COUNTY HOME CARE (2448 MILITARY STREET, SOUTH)
  • MARION REGIONAL HOMECARE (1186 MILITARY STREET SOUTH)
  • MARION REGIONAL NURSING HOME (184 SASSER DRIVE)

Airports located in Hamilton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 27 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 46 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 47 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 50 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 51 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Mississippi State University (about 66 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)

Public high schools in Hamilton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hamilton:

See full list of schools located in Hamilton, School District: MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON - CLYDE NIX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,150; Location: 350 BEXAR AVENUE WEST; 15,834 books; 521 audio materials; 678 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hamilton has a campus of Bevill State Community College, the former Northwest State Community College

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Notable locations in Hamilton: Maywood Camp (A), Pikeville Country Club (B), Marion County Courthouse (C), Hamilton Fire and Rescue Station 1 (D), Hamilton Fire and Rescue Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hamilton include: Rocky Grove Freewill Baptist Church (A), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (B), Primitive Church (C), Plesant Ridge Freewill Baptist Church (D), Antioch Church (E), First Baptist Church of Hamilton (F), Hamilton United Methodist Church (G), Hamilton Church of Christ (H), Weston Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Terrell Cemetery (1), Bishop Cemetery (2), Cooper Cemetery (3), Donham Cemetery (4), Moses Cemetery (5), Rocky Grove Cemetery (6), Lebanon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sell Branch (A), Ragsdale Creek (B), Key Branch (C), Clifty Creek (D), Williams Creek (E), Whitley Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (Highway 43 South) (1), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (2031 Military Street South) (2), Hamilton Holiday Motel (315 Bexer Avenue) (3), Days Inn Hamilton (1849 Military St S) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamilton and their reported violations in the past:

MARION COUNTY PUBLIC WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 2,796, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamilton that have no violations reported:

  • HAMILTON WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 9,909, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
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)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2010:

  • 293 people in state prisons
  • 264 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2000:

  • 560 people in state prisons
  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Hamilton, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Hamilton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: South Branch at 1171 Military Street South, branch established on 1987/04/06; at 341 Military Street South, branch established on 1976/05/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $282.3 mil, Deposits: $223.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Marion County Bancshares, Inc.
  • PeoplesTrust Bank: Peoplestrust Bank at 1281 Military Street South, branch established on 2004/07/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $87.1 mil, Deposits: $78.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Hamilton Branch at 1736 Military Street South, branch established on 1999/12/06. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hamilton Main Branch at 320 Bexar Avenue West, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First State Bank of the South, Inc.: Third Avenue Branch at Highway 78 And 3rd Avenue, branch established on 1992/07/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $80.6 mil, headquarters in Sulligent, AL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First State Holding Corp.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamilton, Alabama:

  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Of Hamilton, 2031 Military St South, Hamilton, AL 35570 , Phone: (800) 240-3127, Fax: (205) 921-7831
  • Key West Inn Of Hamilton, 224 Riv Road Dr, Hamilton, AL 35570 , Phone: (205) 921-3333
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamilton, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hamilton travel time to work - commute Hamilton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamilton city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here: 59.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents47.1%17.5%14.2%10.7%4.0%
Congregations25.7%20.4%23.9%11.5%7.1%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.4%1.3%1.2%0.7%0.9%
Congregations2.7%1.8%0.9%2.7%3.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Marion County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$9,580$28,7407$2,891
Judicial and Legal 1$1,946$23,3522$1,530
Police Protection - Officers 13$39,017$36,0160$0
Firefighters 6$21,102$42,2041$473
Streets and Highways 9$20,855$27,8070$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,762$25,8292$819
Sewerage 3$7,412$29,6481$687
Parks and Recreation 5$12,271$29,4506$3,239
Water Supply 16$42,256$31,6920$0
Local Libraries 1$1,883$22,5961$640
Totals for Government 63$167,084$31,82620$10,279

Hamilton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,952,000 ($286.89)
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $1,355,000 ($199.15)
    Water Utilities: $857,000 ($125.96)
    General - Other: $751,000 ($110.38)
    Financial Administration: $392,000 ($57.61)
    Sewerage: $286,000 ($42.03)
    Police Protection: $250,000 ($36.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $171,000 ($25.13)
    Fire Protection: $110,000 ($16.17)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($15.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $209,000 ($30.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $340,000 ($49.97)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.59)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,730,000 ($254.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $406,000 ($59.67)

Hamilton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $357,000 ($52.47)
    All Other: $346,000 ($50.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $332,000 ($48.79)
    Rents: $45,000 ($6.61)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,072,000 ($157.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,519,000 ($223.25)
    Highways: $81,000 ($11.90)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,229,000 ($180.63)
    NEC: $974,000 ($143.15)
    Property: $884,000 ($129.92)
    Public Utilities: $390,000 ($57.32)

Hamilton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,495,000 ($954.59)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,947,000 ($580.10)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $15,000 ($2.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $6,320,000 ($928.87)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,706,000 ($544.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $256,000 ($37.62)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($25.72)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,300,000 ($191.06)

Hamilton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $200,000 ($29.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,354,000 ($199.00)

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($26,633 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.47% ($22,419)
from Fayette County, AL  0.43% ($29,256)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, AL  0.55% ($20,500 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.45% ($22,000)
to Fayette County, AL  0.36% ($28,788)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, 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.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hamilton, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 92
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 67
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 104
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 163
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
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:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Hamilton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, AL
Most common first names in Hamilton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13374.0 years
William10678.5 years
John6775.4 years
Mary5378.8 years
Charles3167.1 years
Henry2777.4 years
Robert2667.8 years
Willie2672.2 years
George2477.8 years
Thomas2372.3 years
Most common last names in Hamilton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5374.9 years
Wiginton4777.2 years
Palmer4576.7 years
Sanderson4277.2 years
Cantrell4275.1 years
Nichols4178.5 years
Harris4076.4 years
Shotts3881.9 years
Gann3870.5 years
Mccarley3878.0 years
Businesses in Hamilton, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1

Hamilton on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
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