Hamilton, Montana

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Population in 2017: 4,728 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.6%
 
Males: 2,264  (47.9%)
Females: 2,464  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

55.5 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59840.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,586 (it was $22,013 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$35,586
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,204 (it was $14,689 in 2000)

Hamilton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $230,817 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$230,817
MT:

$231,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $733.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Hamilton, MT (2010)
    • 4,02992.7%White alone
    • 1333.1%Hispanic
    • 902.1%Two or more races
    • 601.4%Asian alone
    • 220.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Hamilton, Montana as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamilton is 154 to 1.


Crime rates in Hamilton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(66.9)
2
(41.9)
4
(82.9)
4
(80.8)
3
(58.5)
2
(45.6)
3
(68.1)
5
(109.8)
3
(65.2)
5
(107.5)
2
(42.9)
7
(147.7)
6
(125.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(468.1)
21
(439.9)
11
(228.0)
11
(222.2)
20
(389.9)
26
(592.7)
25
(567.7)
19
(417.1)
19
(412.7)
21
(451.4)
15
(322.0)
15
(316.5)
13
(271.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
35
(780.2)
13
(272.3)
25
(518.2)
18
(363.6)
22
(428.9)
22
(501.5)
21
(476.8)
22
(483.0)
21
(456.1)
15
(322.4)
25
(536.6)
5
(105.5)
13
(271.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
201
(4,481)
187
(3,917)
223
(4,623)
157
(3,171)
169
(3,295)
203
(4,627)
200
(4,541)
172
(3,776)
117
(2,541)
139
(2,988)
153
(3,284)
148
(3,123)
148
(3,087)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(156.0)
9
(188.5)
10
(207.3)
7
(141.4)
10
(195.0)
3
(68.4)
8
(181.7)
4
(87.8)
8
(173.8)
6
(129.0)
5
(107.3)
5
(105.5)
9
(187.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(44.6)
4
(83.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.4)
1
(19.5)
3
(68.4)
3
(68.1)
2
(43.9)
2
(43.4)
1
(21.5)
3
(64.4)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)393.4312.3355.9272.7308.1387.5443.0363.1325.6328.7276.2322.2324.4

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City-data.com crime index in Hamilton, MT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), American (16.2%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.9%), Norwegian (5.9%), European (5.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 3572 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 2,046 people per square mile   (low).

Hamilton, Montana map

68 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,668 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,344 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (43.1 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (389.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (869.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Corvallis, MT (2.3 miles ),
Pinesdale, MT (2.6 miles ),
Charlos Heights, MT (2.9 miles),
Victor, MT (3.4 miles ),
Darby, MT (4.0 miles ),
Stevensville, MT (4.3 miles ),
Conner, MT (4.7 miles ),
Florence, MT (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.25 N, Longitude: 114.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,400 (+73.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,447 (66.0%)

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, MT in 2017
Hamilton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Montana:

4.2%
Historical population in Hamilton, MT
Historical housing units in Hamilton, MT

Population change in the 1990s: +796 (+27.4%).
Most common industries in Hamilton, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.3%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Hamilton, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.4%)

Average climate in Hamilton, Montana

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Hamilton, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.23. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.23
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from Hamilton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from Hamilton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 431.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Hamilton center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from Hamilton center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ravalli County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamilton:

  • CENTER FOR HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (1200 WESTWOOD DR)
  • MARCUS DALY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1200 WESTWOOD DR)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HAMILTON (401 W MAIN ST)
  • DISCOVERY CARE CENTRE, THE (601 N 10TH ST)
  • MARCUS DALY MEM HOSP TCU (1200 WESTWOOD DR)
  • VALLEY VIEW ESTATES HEALTH CARE CENTER (225 N 8TH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Hamilton:

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College/University in Hamilton:

  • Bitterroot School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: 2079 N First St Ste B; Private, for-profit; Website: bitterrootschoolofcosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • The University of Montana (about 44 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 138 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 141 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 147 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Montana State University (about 155 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • North Idaho College (about 159 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 181 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Public high school in Hamilton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 358, Location: 209 SOUTH 5TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • DALY SCHOOL (Students: 337, Location: 208 DALY AVENUE, Grades: 2-5)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Location: 225 NORTH 5TH STREET, Grades: PK-1)

Private elementary/middle schools in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41, Location: 601 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-7)
  • BLODGETT VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11, Location: 119 WEST BRIDGE RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Hamilton

Library in Hamilton:

  • BITTERROOT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $448,580; Location: 306 STATE STREET; 38,880 books; 9,111 e-books; 1,817 audio materials; 1,504 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is another church in Hamilton on Main Street. It is Hamilton Assembly of God. Goes along with Hamilton christian academy.
  • Hamilton, Montana was named after James Hamilton, who was a man who helped Marcus Daly( the founder) build this town. added by Nicole Lightson

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hamilton: Rocky Mountain Laboratory (A), Ravalli County Museum (B), Bitterroot Public Library (C), Hamilton Police Department (D), Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department (E), Ravalli County Sheriff's Office (F), Ravalli County Courthouse (G), Ravalli County Adult Detention Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bitterroot Mall (1), Valley Center Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamilton include: Assembly of God Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Apostolic Pentecostal Church (C), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (D), First Christian Church (E), Big Sky Baptist Church (F), Saint Francis Catholic Church (G), Christ Bible Church (H), American Baptist - Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamilton include: American Legion Park (1), Kiwanis Park (2), Rocky Mountain Laboratory Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Paradise Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 Old Corvallis Road).

Hotels: Roaring Lion Inn (830 Timberbrook Lane), Hamilton Super 8 Motel (1325 North 1st Street), Bitterroot Motel (408 South 1st Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (139 Bitterroot Plaza Dr), Angler's Lodge (815 US Highway 93 South), Comfort Inn Hamilton (1113 North First Street), Deffy's Motel (321 South 1st Street), Creekside Lodge (387 Fleet Street), Best Western Hamilton Inn (409 South 1st Street).

Courts: Hamilton City - City Court (223 South 2nd Street), Ravalli County - Youth Court (220 South 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Val Skinner - Professional golfer, Lorna Griffin - Shot putter and discus thrower.

Ravalli 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 CITY OF (Address: 920 NEW YORK AVE , Population served: 4,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUBWAY SANDWICH SHOP HAMILTON (Address: 1146 NORTH 1ST STREET , Population served: 207, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SKALKAHO STEAKHOUSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
SLEEPING CHILD CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ANTIGONE ACRES HOA (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
SFE (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-05-2010 to MAY-05-2010), St Boil Water Order (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2009), St Other (AUG-10-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from DEC-02-2009 to JUN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
HAMILTON MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

46.3%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Hamilton in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: West Main Street Night Depository Br at 206 West Main Street, branch established on 2001/09/01; Hamilton Branch at 1950 North 1st Street, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.9 mil, Deposits: $272.4 mil, headquarters in Victor, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Financial Corp.
  • Bitterroot Valley Bank: Blodgett View Branch at 1131 North 1st Street, branch established on 1996/12/06; Ravalli Main Office at 244 West Pinckney, branch established on 1895/04/01. Info updated 2012/01/24: Bank assets: $192.3 mil, Deposits: $141.9 mil, headquarters in Lolo, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bitterroot Holding Company
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Hamilton Branch at 711 South First, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • First Interstate Bank: Hamilton Branch at 1501 N First, branch established on 1996/12/10. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hamilton Branch at 1265 North 1st Street, branch established on 2006/08/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First Security Bank of Missoula: Hamilton Main Branch at First And Main Streets, branch established on 1905/04/05. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $1,103.5 mil, Deposits: $732.7 mil, headquarters in Missoula, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton:

Marital status in Hamilton, MT
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hamilton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamilton, MT (based on Ravalli County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,31837
Other2,64411
Mainline Protestant2,52211
Catholic2,2254
None28,503-
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: 11
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ravalli County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

10.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ravalli County:

6.3%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.5%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hamilton:

58.1%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamilton:

58.0%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Hamilton:

27.9
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hamilton:

8.2%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Hamilton:

63.1%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.2%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamilton, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$58,180$53,7050$0
Other and Unallocable 6$20,852$41,7040$0
Judicial and Legal 5$20,781$49,8740$0
Water Supply 4$13,921$41,7630$0
Sewerage 3$10,835$43,3400$0
Financial Administration 3$10,560$42,2401$25
Other Government Administration 3$13,277$53,10816$7,737
Streets and Highways 2$6,824$40,9440$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,156$36,9360$0
Police - Other 1$3,430$41,1601$1,991
Firefighters 0$0 4$2,125
Totals for Government 42$164,816$47,09022$11,878

Hamilton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,260,000 ($266.50)
    Water Utilities: $854,000 ($180.63)
    Regular Highways: $317,000 ($67.05)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,073,000 ($226.95)
    Police Protection: $1,007,000 ($212.99)
    Sewerage: $704,000 ($148.90)
    Water Utilities: $603,000 ($127.54)
    General - Other: $452,000 ($95.60)
    Regular Highways: $441,000 ($93.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $318,000 ($67.26)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($39.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $137,000 ($28.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($27.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $105,000 ($22.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($21.36)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($15.65)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($2.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $554,000 ($117.17)
    Benefit Payments: $93,000 ($19.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($13.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($6.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($2.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,572,000 ($543.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($2.12)

Hamilton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,199,000 ($253.60)
    Other: $85,000 ($17.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $62,000 ($13.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $175,000 ($37.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $445,000 ($94.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000 ($26.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.27)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.06)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,365,000 ($288.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,062,000 ($224.62)
    Sewerage: $872,000 ($184.43)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($21.15)
    Highways: $88,000 ($18.61)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.90)
  • Tax - Property: $2,267,000 ($479.48)
    Other License: $105,000 ($22.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $23,000 ($4.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000 ($2.96)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($0.85)

Hamilton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000 ($601.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,632,000 ($556.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,000 ($44.84)

Hamilton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,301,000 ($1332.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $261,000 ($55.20)

8.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
Montana average:

7.25%

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 Missoula County, MT  2.10% ($40,272 average AGI)
from Lake County, MT  0.16% ($26,148)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.15% ($42,160)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Montana average:

6.77%

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 Missoula County, MT  1.81% ($39,313 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.17% ($56,519)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.16% ($36,640)
Businesses in Hamilton, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Nike2
Albertsons1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx4Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1The Room Place1
Kmart1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Vans1
McDonald's1Vons1
New Balance1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KLYQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KBAZ (96.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K204CX (88.7 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUFN (91.9 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KMZO (90.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMZL (91.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K204EV (88.7 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KXDR (98.7 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:

  • K67EC (Channel 67; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: BITTERROOT VALLEY PUBLIC TELEVISION)
Hamilton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Hamilton fatal accident list:

Oct 23, 2003 11:47 AM, Us-93, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1998 07:00 AM, Us-93, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 59.8mTotal length
  • $1,929,000Total costs
  • 72,440Total average daily traffic
  • 971Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,651Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hamilton, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamilton, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamilton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hamilton, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamilton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hamilton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 139 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 89 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamilton, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.9%), and Structure Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamilton, MT
    • 38153.9%Outside Fires
    • 23833.7%Structure Fires
    • 709.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 182.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamilton, MT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamilton, Montana:

  • Best Western Hamilton Inn, 409 S First St, Hamilton, Montana 59840 , Phone: (406) 363-2142, Fax: (406) 363-2142
  • Quality Inn, 1113 N 1st St, Hamilton, Montana 59840 , Phone: (406) 363-6600, Fax: (406) 363-5644
  • Angler's Lodge, 815 US Hwy 93 S # B, Hamilton, Montana 59840 , Phone: (406) 363-0980
  • Bitterroot River Inn & Conference Center, 139 Bitteroot Plaza Dr, Hamilton, Montana 59840 , Phone: (406) 375-2525, Fax: (406) 363-9700
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamilton, Montana
Most common first names in Hamilton, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10578.0 years
Mary10081.3 years
Robert8678.2 years
William8177.2 years
George6977.4 years
James6976.3 years
Charles5876.8 years
Helen5083.4 years
Frank4079.7 years
Ruth3984.1 years
Most common last names in Hamilton, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4680.0 years
Johnson3678.1 years
Miller2878.9 years
Peterson2879.9 years
Anderson2880.4 years
Jones2677.0 years
Brown2385.9 years
Hughes2177.3 years
Thompson2172.8 years
Wilson2080.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamilton, MT
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamilton, MT
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.1%Solar energy
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Hamilton compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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