Hamilton, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 457.
Males: 210  (46.0%)
Females: 247  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39746.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,108
Hamilton:

$42,108
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,523

Hamilton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,354
Hamilton:

$110,354
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $126,596; detached houses: $119,040; mobile homes: $139,546
March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
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  • Races in Hamilton, MS (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Hamilton, Mississippi as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamilton is 34 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (41.2%), English (26.1%), Scotch-Irish (11.3%), German (6.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,371 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $959 (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

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, MS in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3

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 Hamilton 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 the city 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 Hamilton 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:

See full list of schools located 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

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
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.

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton:

Marital status in Hamilton, MS
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamilton, MS (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Monroe County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

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
Monroe County:

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:
Monroe County:

13.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

5.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, MS  1.47% ($26,983 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.41% ($56,314)
from Itawamba County, MS  0.39% ($36,771)


4.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, MS  1.24% ($34,217 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.44% ($37,056)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.37% ($23,444)

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.1mTotal length
  • $156,000Total costs
  • 6,020Total average daily traffic
  • 596Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,030Total future (year 2034) 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Hwy 45 S (Lat: 33.731778 Lon: -88.449750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNI221,
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2001, Expiration Date: 01/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2011, Certifier: Michael Watson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2010, Certifier: James C Coulter, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2012, Expiration Date: 11/21/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 33.741833 Lon: -88.410806, Call Sign: WQSD354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.497 MHz, 158.347 MHz, 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Debbie Fenstermacher, Registrant: Integrated Communications Inc., 2717 Mattox Street, Tupelo, MS 38801, Phone: (662) 842-0234, Fax: (662) 680-4966, Email:
  • Lat: 33.724361 Lon: -88.456611, Call Sign: WRCG296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 159.600 MHz, 159.930 MHz, 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2018, Expiration Date: 09/24/2028, Certifier: William Lloyd-Owen, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby F Hawkins, 40493 Old Highway 45 S, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Marion I Fairchild, 40121 Highway 373, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis R Self, 40097 Highway 373, Hamilton, MS 39746
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/05/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 70 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamilton, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.8%), and Structure Fires (30.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamilton, MS
    • 17447.8%Outside Fires
    • 11030.2%Structure Fires
    • 4412.1%Other
    • 369.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, MS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamilton, MS
  • 82.6%Electricity
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamilton, MS
  • 100.0%Electricity


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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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