Hamilton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 7,764.
Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 3,815  (49.1%)
Females: 3,949  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01982.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $105,370 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$105,370
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,620 (it was $33,222 in 2000)

Hamilton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $560,014 (it was $285,600 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$560,014
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $487,640; detached houses: $540,255; townhouses or other attached units: $351,647; in 2-unit structures: $468,894; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,278; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,957; mobile homes: $113,673
March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton: 151.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Hamilton, MA (2010)
    • 7,08891.3%White alone
    • 4205.4%Asian alone
    • 1211.6%Hispanic
    • 761.0%Two or more races
    • 420.5%Black alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Hamilton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(83.3)
4
(47.6)
5
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(72.6)
4
(49.0)
2
(25.6)
4
(50.7)
3
(36.9)
6
(73.3)
4
(48.5)
6
(73.3)
3
(36.5)
2
(24.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(476.0)
30
(357.2)
27
(326.8)
11
(134.6)
3
(36.3)
16
(196.2)
17
(217.6)
11
(139.3)
8
(98.5)
7
(85.5)
5
(60.7)
4
(48.9)
7
(85.2)
7
(86.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(702.1)
30
(357.2)
54
(653.6)
49
(599.8)
39
(471.6)
33
(404.7)
32
(409.7)
40
(506.6)
41
(504.8)
48
(586.0)
35
(424.7)
23
(281.1)
31
(377.3)
18
(222.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(142.8)
4
(47.6)
4
(48.4)
1
(12.2)
3
(36.3)
2
(24.5)
3
(38.4)
4
(50.7)
1
(12.3)
3
(36.6)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)113.362.274.734.438.851.539.848.035.547.031.930.339.120.9

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City-data.com crime index in Hamilton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: English (24.3%), Irish (23.4%), Italian (11.9%), French (8.0%), German (7.3%), Scottish (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1793

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile   (low).

Hamilton, Massachusetts map

319 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:

3.8%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hamilton town:

1.3% ($3,665)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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+: Bronx, NY (197.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 70.87 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, MA in 2017
Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $391,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $310,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $361,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $340,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $123,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $941,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $266,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $227,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $323,600
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $473,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $398,100
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $408,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $336,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $356,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Hamilton, MA
Historical housing units in Hamilton, MA
Most common industries in Hamilton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Hamilton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Top executives (7.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Hamilton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% 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 near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.5 miles away from Hamilton center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from Hamilton 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton:

  • NORTH SHORE REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • A B L VISITING NURSING CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • BLUEBERYHILL HEALTHCARE N H (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BLUEBERRY HILL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • ESSEX PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • MEDIPLEX OF BEVERLY LTCF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • LEDGEWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)

Heliports located in Hamilton:

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Amtrak stations near Hamilton:

  • 16 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 16 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Hamilton:

  • 19 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • Endicott College (about 5 miles; Beverly, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,064)
  • North Shore Community College (about 6 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Salem State University (about 8 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • Merrimack College (about 14 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 16 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Tufts University (about 20 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 20 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)

Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hamilton: Hamilton-Wenham Station (A), Hamilton Fire Department (B), Hamilton-Wenham Public Library (C), Pingree School Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamilton include: Cutler Church (A), Christ Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hamilton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Gravelly Pond (A), Cutler Pond (B), Beck Pond (C), Round Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gravelly Brook (A), Pye Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamilton include: B W Palmer State Park (1), Hamilton Historic District (2), Patton Park (3), Ipswich Wildlife Sanctuary (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: David Morse (actor) - Actor, Francis W. Sargent - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

HAMILTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 8,517, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-26-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-26-2007)
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.5%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.4%
140 people in college/university student housing in 2010
7 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2000:

  • 642 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Hamilton Branch at Hamilton Shopping Center, Walnut Street, branch established on 1958/09/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton:

Marital status in Hamilton, MA
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamilton, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
Here:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Essex County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)

Businesses in Hamilton, MA

  • CVS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MA; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:

  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Hamilton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hamilton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • $4,684,000Total costs
  • 10,850Total average daily traffic
  • 666Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,635Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Bay Rd (Lat: 42.612861 Lon: -70.871722), Call Sign: KBI813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 164.070 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2015, Expiration Date: 03/08/2025, Registrant: Hamilton Eco, 265 Bay Rd., S. Hamilton, MA 01982, Phone: (978) 473-0805, Email:
  • 265 Bay Rd (Lat: 42.612861 Lon: -70.871722), Call Sign: KNBW698, Licensee ID: L00387378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.875 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2001, Expiration Date: 11/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012, Registrant: Wenham, Town Of, Main St, Wenham, MA 01984
  • SCHOOL STREET WELL, School Street Well, 60 School Street (Lat: 42.612500 Lon: -70.834722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRAQ258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.650 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2018, Expiration Date: 01/26/2028, Certifier: Michael Lombardo, Registrant: Tcs Communications Corp, Salisbury, MA 01952, Phone: (978) 465-7932, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAMILTON, Lat: 42.782389 Lon: -70.811222, Call Sign: WQFA624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2026, Certifier: Steven Kenney, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 341C , Serial Number: 2118, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Geoffrey G Wilson, 23 Cutler Rd, S Hamilton, MA 01982
  • Aircraft: AMES ANGIER M HELICYCLE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 3ZQ , Serial Number: 4-19E2-412, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Angier M Ames, Po Box 430, Hamilton, MA 01936
  • Aircraft: AMES ANGIER M LNC2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-B1F (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4ZQ , Serial Number: AMES1, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Angier M Ames, Po Box 430, Hamilton, MA 01936
  • Aircraft: BRUNET RAYMOND A VANS RV 9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROSPORT IO-320 (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 531RV , Serial Number: 91914, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond A Brunet, Po Box 2063, Hamilton, MA 01982

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 35. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2006, and the least - 13 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamilton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.7%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamilton, MA
    • 38463.7%Structure Fires
    • 17228.5%Outside Fires
    • 274.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 203.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamilton, MA
  • 76.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamilton, MA
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 33.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.8%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Hamilton compared to Massachusetts 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Hamilton on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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