Hamilton, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.7%
 
Males: 127  (50.2%)
Females: 128  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,965 (it was $30,781 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$19,965
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,313 (it was $13,129 in 2000)

Hamilton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $23,896 (it was $25,200 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$23,896
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $28,672; Detached houses: $28,407; Mobile homes: $30,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 253 (94.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamilton: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (18.4%), English (11.8%), Dutch (3.4%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1098 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 817 people per square mile   (low).

Hamilton,KS real estate house value index trend

Hamilton, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 35.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hamilton, Kansas as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamilton to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $420 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $357 (1.1%)

Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (67.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (360.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Virgil, KS (2.9 miles) , Madison, KS (3.3 miles ), Eureka, KS (3.6 miles ), Toronto, KS (4.1 miles ), Gridley, KS (4.1 miles ), Climax, KS (4.3 miles) , Olpe, KS (4.4 miles ), Yates Center, KS (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 96.16 W

Area code: 620

Hamilton household income distribution Hamilton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+11.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hamilton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Hamilton city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Hamilton center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 292.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Hamilton 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 361.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton:

  • GREENWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • PRAIRIE HILLS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • EUREKA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • GREENWOOD CO HOSP HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EUREKA, KS)

Airports located in Hamilton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • Emporia State University (about 30 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 42 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Allen County Community College (about 42 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 60 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 70 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 70 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Hamilton:

Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton:

See full list of schools located in Hamilton

Library in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,266; Location: 21 E. MAIN; 5,920 books; 86 audio materials; 382 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Hamilton: Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hamilton City Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greenwood 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 that have no violations reported:

  • HAMILTON, CITY OF (Population served: 259, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.1%
(34.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Hamilton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank: Hamilton Branch at 32 East Main, branch established on 1902/04/22. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $121.0 mil, Deposits: $109.1 mil, headquarters in Gridley, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Flint Hills Bancshares, Inc.

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:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.22%
Here: 62.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents22.9%16.1%15.3%8.4%7.3%
Congregations27.3%6.1%12.1%9.1%3.0%
NameUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents6.3%5.2%4.7%2.0%11.8%
Congregations3.0%3.0%6.1%3.0%27.3%
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: 4
Greenwood County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greenwood County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Greenwood County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,081
Totals for Government 0$0 9$4,181

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $128,000 ($501.96)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($192.16)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($105.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($74.51)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($62.75)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($31.37)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($23.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($58.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($3.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $137,000 ($537.25)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($78.43)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($43.14)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($19.61)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($15.69)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $124,000 ($486.27)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($231.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($47.06)
    General Support: $2,000 ($7.84)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($90.20)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($27.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $249,000 ($976.47)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Lyon County, KS  1.11% ($33,630 average AGI)
from Butler County, KS  1.02% ($24,120)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.98% ($32,875)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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 Butler County, KS  1.26% ($24,290 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.14% ($26,536)
to Lyon County, KS  0.65% ($19,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)

Hamilton fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2011 10:28 PM, Sr-99, Cr-260, Lat: 37.98480, Lon: -96.16264, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamilton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 205 N Lincoln St (Lat: 37.985583 Lon: -95.163306), Call Sign: KNEQ774
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.4200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/1997, Expiration Date: 01/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2002
    Registrant: K E Snyder, Box 107, Hamilton, KS 66853
  • 2 Blocks E On Main St From Us Post Office Then 2 Blocks S On 3rd St (Lat: 37.972528 Lon: -96.153333), Call Sign: KNGS712, Licensee ID: L00657435
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023
    Registrant: Gail E Dimick, 300 E Garfield, Hamilton, KS 66853, Phone: (620) 678-3408, Email:
  • 1/2 Blk E Of Main & Second Sts (Lat: 37.979750 Lon: -96.160000), Call Sign: WNVD316, Licensee ID: L01113452
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2006, Expiration Date: 01/03/2016
    Registrant: City Of Hamilton, Hamilton, KS 66853, Phone: (316) 678-3371

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0BAW, Licensee ID: L00443967
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014, Certifier: Jo A Short
    Registrant: Jo A Short, 2627 Road U, Hamilton, KS 66853
  • Call Sign: KB0MMA, Licensee ID: L00657435
    Grant Date: 02/04/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2013, Certifier: Gail E Dimick
    Registrant: Gail E Dimick, 300 East Garfield, Hamilton, KS 66853
  • Call Sign: KC0KDD, Licensee ID: L00338560
    Grant Date: 03/22/2001, Expiration Date: 03/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2003, Certifier: Brian L Short
    Registrant: Chicken Eatin\' Yankees, Hc1 - Box 46, Hamilton, KS 66853
  • Call Sign: K0CEY, Previous Call Sign: KC0KDD, Licensee ID: L00338560
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Certifier: Brian L Short
    Registrant: Chicken Eatin\' Yankees, 2627 U Road, Hamilton, KS 66853
  • Call Sign: K0OWS, Previous Call Sign: KB0MMA, Licensee ID: L00657435
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Gail E Dimick
    Registrant: Gail E Dimick, 300 East Garfield, Hamilton, KS 66853

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, KS
Most common first names in Hamilton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Roy973.7 years
Mary690.5 years
Walter678.3 years
Fred474.3 years
George471.3 years
Helen380.7 years
Gladys386.4 years
James367.3 years
Joseph373.3 years
Hazel385.6 years
Most common last names in Hamilton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carson977.6 years
Edwards978.0 years
Smith876.1 years
Barb578.0 years
Cummins586.8 years
Long484.8 years
Fredelake451.5 years
Lewis376.3 years
Redding386.0 years
Kaub377.7 years

Hamilton on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #30 (66853) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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