Hamilton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 2,768 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 1,323  (47.8%)
Females: 1,445  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62341.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,698 (it was $40,179 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$50,698
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,568 (it was $18,775 in 2000)

Hamilton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,072 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$111,072
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $121,586; detached houses: $123,422; townhouses or other attached units: $70,428; in 2-unit structures: $70,406; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,919; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $546,472; mobile homes: $48,082

Median gross rent in 2017: $677.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hamilton, IL (2010)
    • 2,86197.0%White alone
    • 331.1%Hispanic
    • 301.0%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Black alone
    • 130.4%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hamilton, Illinois as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamilton is 415 to 1.


Crime rates in Hamilton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(173.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.0)
2
(74.9)
N/A
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(416.7)
15
(528.5)
8
(282.0)
7
(249.9)
19
(684.2)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(277.8)
15
(528.5)
11
(387.7)
9
(321.3)
24
(864.2)
19
(711.1)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(1,424)
42
(1,480)
32
(1,128)
26
(928.2)
18
(648.2)
45
(1,684)
N/A
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(104.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(141.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.0)
N/A6
(202.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)306.9201.9139.9109.6239.8145.6142.2

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City-data.com crime index in Hamilton, IL

Crime rate in Hamilton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.71
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Ancestries: American (39.8%), German (33.1%), English (8.2%), Irish (3.4%), French (1.4%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/10/1872

Elevation: 637 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 739 people per square mile   (low).

Hamilton, Illinois map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,011 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,898 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (87.8 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (135.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (215.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Keokuk, IA (1.6 miles ),
Elvaston, IL (2.3 miles),
Warsaw, IL (2.3 miles ),
Alexandria, MO (2.5 miles),
Basco, IL (3.0 miles),
Montrose, IA (3.2 miles ),
Nauvoo, IL (3.3 miles ),
Ferris, IL (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 91.35 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, IL in 2017
Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Hamilton, IL
Historical housing units in Hamilton, IL
Most common industries in Hamilton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.4%)
  • Food (11.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Hamilton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Hamilton, Illinois

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Hamilton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Hamilton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F3 tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 214.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 243.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from Hamilton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamilton:

  • MONTEBELLO HEALTHCARE CENTER (1599 KEOKUK STREET)
  • MONTEBELLO MANOR (SIXTEENTH AND KEOKUK)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton:

  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - LEE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL HOME HEAL (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • LEXINGTON SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • DAVE'S PLACE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • RIVER HILLS VILLAGE IN KEOKUK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KEOKUK, IA)
  • MONTROSE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTROSE, IA)

Airports located in Hamilton:

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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 31 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 36 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Truman State University (about 67 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 72 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Augustana College (about 88 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 88 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Iowa (about 89 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Public high school in Hamilton:

Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton:

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Library in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,885; Location: 861 BROADWAY; 21,448 books; 69 audio materials; 17 video materials; 66 print serial subscriptions; 880 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Hamilton include: Bethel Presbyterian Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Saint Marys Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Keokuk Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Crystal Glen Creek (A), Railroad Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamilton include: Wildcat Springs Park (1), Montebello State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Brock (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
93 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Illinois: 1035 Broadway Branch at 1035 Broadway, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/06: Bank assets: $256.0 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, headquarters in La Harpe, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Marine Bank and Trust: Marine Bank & Trust Branch at 1111-1113 Broadway, branch established on 1946/06/19. Info updated 2007/01/12: Bank assets: $235.4 mil, Deposits: $189.3 mil, headquarters in Carthage, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton:

Marital status in Hamilton, IL
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hamilton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamilton, IL (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,95328
Evangelical Protestant2,68829
Catholic1,5215
Other9734
None8,969-
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: 6
Hancock County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Hancock County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

9.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamilton:

39.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Hamilton:

28.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hamilton:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hamilton:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamilton:

33.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hamilton:

51.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamilton, IL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$43,219$103,7261$897
Water Supply 4$29,452$88,3561$2,236
Streets and Highways 3$24,569$98,2761$30
Financial Administration 1$6,647$79,7641$1,500
Sewerage 1$8,387$100,6440$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 29$4,561
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,247
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,248
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,850
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$10,180
Totals for Government 14$112,274$96,23551$27,749

Hamilton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $326,000 ($117.77)
    Water Utilities: $305,000 ($110.19)
    Police Protection: $299,000 ($108.02)
    Central Staff Services: $274,000 ($98.99)
    Sewerage: $221,000 ($79.84)
    Libraries: $84,000 ($30.35)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($19.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($19.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $9,000 ($3.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($62.14)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($36.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($18.06)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($16.62)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($1.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $562,000 ($203.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($23.84)

Hamilton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $262,000 ($94.65)
    Other: $6,000 ($2.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($14.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($4.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $563,000 ($203.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $418,000 ($151.01)
    Highways: $87,000 ($31.43)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - Property: $511,000 ($184.61)
    Other License: $45,000 ($16.26)

Hamilton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,633,000 ($951.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,485,000 ($897.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,000 ($67.92)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($14.45)

Hamilton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,701,000 ($614.52)

5.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, IA  1.21% ($36,567 average AGI)
from Adams County, IL  0.62% ($27,304)
from McDonough County, IL  0.55% ($38,634)


5.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, IA  1.02% ($36,289 average AGI)
to Adams County, IL  0.65% ($51,771)
to McDonough County, IL  0.54% ($30,025)

Businesses in Hamilton, IL

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:

  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
  • K44AB (Channel 44; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Hamilton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Hamilton fatal accident list:

Feb 2, 2008 11:05 PM, Deer Run Trail, Lat: 40.410910, Lon: -91.332840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4
Nov 24, 2001 06:30 PM, Us-136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 20, 1990 04:38 PM, 136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 28, 1987 08:57 PM, Warsaw Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.2mTotal length
  • $493,000Total costs
  • 34,910Total average daily traffic
  • 2,966Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,619Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hamilton, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamilton, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamilton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Radio Tower Road (Lat: 40.380611 Lon: -91.352639), Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: KPL514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000, Registrant: Jr. Russell Withers, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Cor 17th & Church Sts (Lat: 40.396722 Lon: -91.332361), Call Sign: WNFR650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/20/2021, Registrant: City Of Hamilton, 1010 Broadway, Hamilton, IL 62341, Phone: (217) 847-2936, Fax: (217) 847-2936, Email:
  • ELEV. WTR. TANK, 1740 Church Street (Lat: 40.397222 Lon: -91.332778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQDW459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.337 MHz, 463.675 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2015, Expiration Date: 11/15/2025, Certifier: Steve Woodruff, Registrant: Electronic Applications Co Inc, Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:
  • 1105 E Us Hwy 136 (Lat: 40.395278 Lon: -91.290278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQVI825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.515 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/26/2025, Certifier: Dana Gnann, Registrant: Navionics Research Inc., 1133 Pond Road, Glencoe, MO 63038, Phone: (636) 405-7101, Fax: (314) 669-6970, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 38.083361 Lon: -88.533361), Structure height: 1.8 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNJ841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/1998, Expiration Date: 02/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003, Phone: (618) 643-4744
  • HAMILTON, 1645 Keokuk St -- 688409 (Lat: 40.397389 Lon: -91.335083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQHL219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2017, Expiration Date: 08/28/2027, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HAMILTON, County Rd 1000 East (Lat: 40.395556 Lon: -91.310528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQPS835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6697, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamilton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hamilton)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 17 took place in 2013, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamilton, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.2%), and Structure Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamilton, IL
    • 6743.2%Outside Fires
    • 5636.1%Structure Fires
    • 2012.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 127.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, IL
Most common first names in Hamilton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3580.5 years
William3370.7 years
John2677.4 years
George2476.5 years
Robert2469.9 years
Dorothy1978.1 years
Helen1878.7 years
Alice1777.5 years
Charles1777.2 years
Harold1677.1 years
Most common last names in Hamilton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1976.6 years
Miller1777.4 years
Jones1376.0 years
Taylor1176.2 years
Johnson1169.5 years
Wood1075.5 years
Bolton974.5 years
Buckert875.0 years
Schilson879.8 years
Greenslaugh769.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamilton, IL
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamilton, IL
  • 72.0%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Electricity


Hamilton compared to Illinois state average:

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

Hamilton on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
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