Hamilton, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 457.
Males: 191  (41.9%)
Females: 266  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Mississippi median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 39746.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,644
Hamilton:

$37,644
MS:

$40,593

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $19,429

Hamilton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $86,465
Hamilton:

$86,465
MS:

$112,700
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  • Races in Hamilton, MS (2010)

    Hamilton races chart
    • 42693.2%White alone
    • 183.9%Black alone
    • 71.5%Two or more races
    • 51.1%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamilton: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (31.8%), American (31.4%), English (19.6%), Scotch-Irish (10.6%), German (6.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Hamilton,MS real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton CDP:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 8.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hamilton, Mississippi as of November 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamilton to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,029 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (51.3 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (53.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (467.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Walnut, MS (2.9 miles ), Falkner, MS (2.9 miles ), Ashland, MS (3.0 miles ), Saulsbury, TN (3.1 miles) , Grand Junction, TN (3.5 miles ), Snow Lake Shores, MS (3.5 miles ), Middleton, TN (3.7 miles ), La Grange, TN (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Hamilton household income distribution Hamilton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (32%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

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

Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Hamilton place center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from Hamilton center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.4 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 158.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 253.0 miles away from Hamilton center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the city 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 Monroe County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton:

  • ASHLAND HEALTH AND RAHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ASHLAND, MS)
  • REST HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • REST HAVEN NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIPLEY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • RIPLEY MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 33 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 48 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 54 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of Memphis (about 55 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 56 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 56 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high school in Hamilton:

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Churches in Hamilton include: Hamilton Presbyterian Church (A), Center Hill Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 87.1. This is about average.

City:

87.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.6%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Hamilton Branch at Highway 45 North, branch established on 1957/10/29. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Hamilton Branch at Highway 45 North, branch established on 1976/03/29. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Mississippi average:

12.1

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Religion statistics for Hamilton CDP (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,00177
Mainline Protestant4,40332
Black Protestant1,1069
Catholic2292
Other32
None16,247-
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: 12
Monroe County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Monroe County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Monroe County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

33.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.4%

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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 Lee County, MS  0.83% ($26,767 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.46% ($28,965)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.32% ($24,600)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Lee County, MS  1.29% ($26,581 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.43% ($25,463)
to Itawamba County, MS  0.30% ($22,054)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRA-FM (92.7 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBII-LP (Channel 20; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH BROADCASTING)

Hamilton fatal accident list:

Oct 3, 1978 07:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 3,400Total average daily traffic
  • 340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,100Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Hwy 45 S (Lat: 33.731778 Lon: -88.449750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNI221
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2001, Expiration Date: 01/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2011, Certifier: Michael WatsonRegistrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (830) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:
  • 6.6 Mi Ne (Lat: 33.827611 Lon: -88.356694), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNQY736
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.325 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2010, Certifier: James C CoulterRegistrant: El Paso - Tennessee Gas Pipeline, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • LACKEY HBD, Bnsf Ls1020 Mp 625.62 - Lackey Hbd (Lat: 33.805417 Lon: -88.476444), Type: Building, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WPWI444
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2012, Expiration Date: 11/21/2022, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 33.741833 Lon: -88.410806, Call Sign: WQSD354
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.497 MHz, 158.347 MHz, 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Debbie FenstermacherRegistrant: Integrated Communications Inc., 2717 Mattox Street, Tupelo, MS 38801, Phone: (662) 842-0234, Fax: (662) 680-4966, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5169L , Serial Number: 28-4455, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby F Hawkins, 40493 Old Highway 45 S, Hamilton, MS 39746
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6009H , Serial Number: 28R-7803080, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis R Self, 40097 Highway 373, Hamilton, MS 39746
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-235 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 930GK , Serial Number: 27-524, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Marion I Fairchild, 40121 Highway 373, Hamilton, MS 39746

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

HAMILTON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,317, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 217 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Hamilton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, MS

Hamilton compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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