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Population in 2012: 259 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.5%
 

Males: 129  (50.2%)
Females: 130  (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

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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 2011: 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%)

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


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Ancestries: German (31.1%), Irish (19.2%), English (12.5%), Dutch (3.8%), French (2.9%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1098 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 830 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 24.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 33.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Kansas:  5.9%

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%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

6.1%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 157% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamilton, 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: 4,068)
  • Butler Community College (about 41 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Wichita State University (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Washburn University (about 78 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 80 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • University of Kansas (about 84 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Kansas State University (about 87 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.45. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

11.39
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 3.79. This is worse than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.79
U.S.:

2.96

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

HAMILTON, CITY OF (Population served: 325, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and NOV-13-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-03-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-1994)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hamilton, KS

Hamilton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.22%
Here62.2%
USA50.2%

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
This 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
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

12.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,365$16,3806$175
Water Supply 1$1,840$22,0800$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$128
Totals for Government 2$3,205$19,2307$303

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $128,000 ($494.21)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($189.19)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($104.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($73.36)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($65.64)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($61.78)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($30.89)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($23.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($57.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($3.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $137,000 ($528.96)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($77.22)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($42.47)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($19.31)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($15.44)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $124,000 ($478.76)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($227.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($46.33)
    General Support: $2,000 ($7.72)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($88.80)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($27.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $249,000 ($961.39)

6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  1.14% ($33,000 average AGI)
from Butler County, KS  0.73% ($31,167)
from Lyon County, KS  0.69% ($21,176)


9.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.07%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Butler County, KS  1.42% ($32,667 average AGI)
to Lyon County, KS  1.30% ($26,758)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.91% ($37,435)

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: 37.98479722, Lon: -96.16264444, 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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