Hamilton City, California

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Population in 2010: 1,759. Population change since 2000: -7.6%
Males: 883  (50.2%)
Females: 876  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 95951.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $34,700 (it was $33,169 in 2000)
Hamilton City:

$34,700
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $13,920 (it was $9,047 in 2000)

Hamilton City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $182,319 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Hamilton City:

$182,319
CA:

$449,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $733.

  • Races in Hamilton City, CA (2010)

    Hamilton City races chart
    • 1,48984.7%Hispanic
    • 22112.6%White alone
    • 150.9%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Two or more races
    • 100.6%Black alone
    • 110.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamilton City: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Hamilton City, CA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (6.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 5,587 people per square mile   (average).

Hamilton City,CA real estate house value index trend

Hamilton City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton City:

  • High school or higher: 50.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton City CDP:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

668 residents are foreign born (32.9% Latin America).

This place:

34.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,730 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,288 (1.0%)

Hamilton City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (9.4 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (87.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (439.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nord, CA (2.0 miles ), Chico, CA (3.1 miles ), Orland, CA (3.1 miles ), Artois, CA (3.6 miles ), Vina, CA (3.7 miles ), Durham, CA (3.7 miles ), Corning, CA (3.9 miles ), Butte Creek Canyon, CA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 122.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Hamilton City household income distribution Hamilton City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (54%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (49%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Hamilton City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hamilton City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hamilton City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 685% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 131.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Hamilton City center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 116.7 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 244.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from Hamilton City center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 182.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glenn County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton City:

  • BUTTE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • CHICO COMM REHABILITATION HOSP D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • NOVA DEV CNTR-KELSEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • NOVA DEVELOP CTR-TOM POLK (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • WINDSOR CHICO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • CHICO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • CHICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHICO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Hamilton City:

  • 10 miles: CHICO (W. 5TH & ORANGE STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: CORNING (INTERMODAL TML., 1081 SOLANO) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton City:

  • California State University-Chico (about 9 miles; Chico, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 21 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 50 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Shasta College (about 64 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Mendocino College (about 76 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Sierra College (about 79 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 81 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)

Public high schools in Hamilton City:

Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton City:

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Notable location: Hamilton City Fire Protection District / Hamilton City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hamilton City: Evangelical Free Church of Hamilton City (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Glenn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.23
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00231. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00231
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 22.0%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Hamilton City, California environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.4
California average:

15.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamilton City CDP (based on Glenn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,1123
Evangelical Protestant2,64831
Mainline Protestant1,3439
Other8325
Black Protestant1911
None16,996-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Glenn County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Glenn County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Glenn County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Glenn County:

24.6%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hamilton City:

45.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamilton City:

43.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hamilton City:

9.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hamilton City:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamilton City:

29.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Hamilton City:

52.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hamilton City:

80.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamilton City, CA Residents

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
California average:

5.03%

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 Butte County, CA  1.58% ($29,061 average AGI)
from Tehama County, CA  0.54% ($33,471)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($20,667)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
California average:

5.12%

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 Butte County, CA  1.90% ($33,899 average AGI)
to Tehama County, CA  0.59% ($32,018)
to Colusa County, CA  0.27% ($31,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton City:

  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKXX (930 AM; 1 kW; PARADISE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton City:

  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KTHU (100.7 FM; CORNING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton City:

  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • K53FT (Channel 53; CHICO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD6LIM, Grant Date: 06/30/1992, Expiration Date: 06/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2004, Registrant: Nitin Aery, Hamilton City, CA 95951
  • Call Sign: KG6IZU, Licensee ID: L00427695, Grant Date: 12/04/2001, Expiration Date: 12/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2013, Certifier: Michael D Painter, Registrant: Michael D Painter, Hamilton City, CA 95951
  • Call Sign: KK6EVX, Licensee ID: L01792958, Grant Date: 06/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023, Certifier: Dale K Anderson Jr, Registrant: Dale K Anderson Jr, Hamilton City, CA 95951

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Hamilton City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John974.3 years
Mary972.9 years
Henry770.6 years
Jose764.8 years
Maria664.3 years
Robert681.0 years
Arthur574.4 years
Barbara571.4 years
Francisco486.3 years
Joe469.0 years
Most common last names in Hamilton City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kaiser685.2 years
Johnson674.0 years
Miller469.5 years
Huntoon476.5 years
Chavez471.2 years
Dunning474.7 years
Bass482.2 years
Myers481.8 years
Reyes461.5 years
Zepeda475.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Businesses in Hamilton City, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Hamilton City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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