For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:
For population 15 years and over in Hamilton town:
319 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (10.9 miles , pop. 89,050).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (23.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (205.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Wenham, MA (1.1 miles ), Beverly, MA (2.0 miles ), Essex, MA (2.1 miles ), Ipswich, MA (2.1 miles ), Topsfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Danvers, MA (2.3 miles ), Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA (2.4 miles ), Rowley, MA (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 70.87 W
Area code: 978
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Hamilton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Work and jobs in Hamilton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hamilton, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Hamilton town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Hamilton center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 16.5 miles away from Hamilton center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Morse (actor) - Actor, Francis W. Sargent - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.
Hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:
Heliports located in Hamilton:
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Operable nuclear power plant near Hamilton:
Local government website: WWW.TOWN.HAMILTON.MA.US
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:
Public high school in Hamilton:
See full list of schools located in Hamilton
Public elementary/middle schools in Hamilton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.25. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.261. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamilton and their reported violations in the past:HAMILTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 8395, Groundwater):
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2000:
Hamilton compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Hamilton town (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 145
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,508 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,620 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:
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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: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $1,045,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 420
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 12,635
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamilton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, MA
Businesses in Hamilton, MA
Total of 155 patent applications in 2008-2014.