For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:
For population 15 years and over in Hamilton town:
9 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $853 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (25.4 miles , pop. 60,476).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (81.0 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (302.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Hassell, NC (2.2 miles) , Oak City, NC (2.4 miles ), Everetts, NC (2.8 miles) , Robersonville, NC (2.9 miles ), Williamston, NC (3.2 miles ), Parmele, NC (3.2 miles ), Hobgood, NC (3.5 miles ), Lewiston Woodville, NC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.94 N, Longitude: 77.21 W
Area code: 252
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-7.4%).
Work and jobs in Hamilton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hamilton, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Hamilton town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Martin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frank A. Armstrong - General, Joel J. Johnson - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Hamilton:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 15.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.38. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.6%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
25 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
Hamilton compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Hamilton (based on Martin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamilton government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,178 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,176 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Hamilton fatal accident list:
Mar 24, 2001 01:51 PM, Sr-125, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1994 05:00 AM, Nc125, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1