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Hamilton County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 14,850 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 13,327 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,705
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,729
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,218
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,183 (it was 943 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 515 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (20.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hamilton County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (33.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 8,660  (58.3%)
Females: 6,190  (41.7%)
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Hamilton County,FL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,542 ($25,638 in 1999)

This county:

$40,542
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $381 (lower quartile is $251, upper quartile is $528)
This county:

$381
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,153 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$84,153
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,556 - $150,491
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 3,044

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 104
  • Auto thefts: 19

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 166
  • Auto thefts: 9
Hamilton County, FL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,200
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $849 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $733 (1.1%)

Hamilton County household income distribution in 2013 Hamilton County home values distribution in 2013 Hamilton County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.7%
Hamilton County:

24.7%
Florida:

14.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.9% for American Indian residents, 35.1% for other race residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.4 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 34.2 years old, American Indian residents: 49.1 years old, Asian residents: 47.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 44.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jasper, Jennings, White Springs.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32052Jasper--1010
32053Jennings--2020

2012 air pollution in Hamilton County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Iberville Parish, Louisiana , Harrison County, Mississippi , Echols County, Georgia , Stone County, Mississippi , Jefferson County, Texas , Tyler County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 232
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 558 (18.0% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

3.8%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 112010 or later
  • 2012000 to 2009
  • 1471990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.1%

Hamilton County marital status for males Hamilton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,981
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 205
  • 3 or 4: 80
  • 5 to 9: 89
  • 20 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 2,376
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 1,403 (79 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,110

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hamilton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,20426
Black Protestant6766
Other4411
Mainline Protestant3826
Catholic531
None9,043-
Hamilton County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Hamilton County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hamilton County:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

32.2%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 218 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,914
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $760.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,076
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,371
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.24
Corn for grain: 2378 harvested acres
Vegetables: 921 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 101 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.1 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1831: April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Suwannee Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 07, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 2689, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1539: August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • Florida Suwannee Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 05, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 05, 2000, FEMA Id: 2306, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Fire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3139: April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (36%)
  • Cuba (17%)
  • India (9%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (4%)
  • England (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County


  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • African (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Hamilton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,165 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 429 (11.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 35 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 26 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 165 (4.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Hamilton County, Florida in 2000:

  • 2,307 people in state prisons
  • 60 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Hamilton County, Florida in 2010:

  • 2,877 people in state prisons
  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,725.

8.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.10% relocated from other counties in Florida ($16,946 average AGI)
3.05% relocated from other states ($8,822 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

3.05%
Florida average:

3.71%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Columbia County, FL  1.19% ($27,761 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.88% ($20,882)
from Suwannee County, FL  0.72% ($27,464)
from Duval County, FL  0.34% ($14,000)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.28% ($32,545)
from Madison County, FL  0.28% ($27,273)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.41% relocated to other counties in Florida ($16,188 average AGI)
3.09% relocated to other states ($9,391 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

3.09%
Florida average:

2.87%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suwannee County, FL  1.34% ($27,769 average AGI)
to Columbia County, FL  0.90% ($21,543)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.90% ($22,057)
to Duval County, FL  0.46% ($18,222)
to Alachua County, FL  0.26% ($9,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hamilton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,118 (1,568 aged, 550 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 351 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hamilton County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (167)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (162)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (109)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (100)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (76)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (59)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (39)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,746
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 296
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,586

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,459
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 944
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,850
  • In family households: 9,667 (1,255 male householders, 2,177 female householders)
    2,175 spouses, 2,742 children (2,540 natural, 137 adopted, 65 stepchildren), 835 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 78 parents, 164 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,666 (550 male householders (424 living alone)), 871 female householders (792 living alone)), 233 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,414

Size of family households: 1,570 2-persons, 709 3-persons, 684 4-persons, 250 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,217 1-person, 186 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

1,015 married couples with children.
844 single-parent households (84 men, 760 women).

89.7% of residents of Hamilton speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,470,000 ($5,462 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,349,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,292,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,282,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $668,000
Federal grants: $26,040,000
Federal procurement contracts: $499,000 ($68,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,689,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $300,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,504,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,543,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 940
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 716
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +117
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +330
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.95 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built in Hamilton County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 372014 or later
  • 1582010 to 2013
  • 1,1252000 to 2009
  • 1,4361990 to 1999
  • 8391980 to 1989
  • 8031970 to 1979
  • 4191960 to 1969
  • 3851950 to 1959
  • 1461940 to 1949
  • 4041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 51 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 4294 rooms
  • 7535 rooms
  • 1,1356 rooms
  • 4517 rooms
  • 2598 rooms
  • 3149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 01 room
  • 772 rooms
  • 2873 rooms
  • 3864 rooms
  • 3205 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 797 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 4no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 6242 bedrooms
  • 2,2653 bedrooms
  • 4984 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1701 bedroom
  • 6212 bedrooms
  • 4753 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 171no vehicle
  • 1,0571 vehicle
  • 1,3382 vehicles
  • 6093 vehicles
  • 2834 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Hamilton County population
  • 329no vehicle
  • 4931 vehicle
  • 4502 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

80.7% of Hamilton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Florida.

Hamilton County:

80.7%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,762
  • Other state: 5,268
  • Northeast: 836
  • Midwest: 799
  • South: 3,394
  • West: 236
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.2%Electricity
  • 12.6%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

13.9%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

15.0%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

2.8%
Florida:

20.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hamilton County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,660,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,566,000
    Regular Highways: $1,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,124,000
    Financial Administration: $1,074,000
    Fire Protection: $899,000
    General - Other: $565,000
    General Public Buildings: $413,000
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000
    Health Services - Other: $384,000
    Housing & Community Development: $373,000
    Libraries: $262,000
    Parks & Recreation: $193,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $170,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Other Hospitals: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $590,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Central Staff: $25,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,662,000

Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $504,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $278,000
    Rents: $32,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,309,000
    General Support: $900,000
    Housing & Community Development: $572,000
    Highways: $505,000
    Public Welfare: $69,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,723,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,016,000
    NEC: $68,000

Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,580,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,140,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000
    Other, NEC: $2,605,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $580,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $535,000

Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,180,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 575
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 507
  • Number of recipients under 18: 120
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 314
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 141
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 247
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 250
Hamilton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Hamilton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Hamilton County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12370.6 years
William8074.3 years
John7573.7 years
Mary7478.5 years
Willie5471.4 years
Robert4571.6 years
Frank3274.4 years
Charles3169.9 years
George3074.8 years
Annie2777.6 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7477.4 years
Johnson6569.7 years
Jones4473.7 years
Williams4277.1 years
Brown3577.3 years
Deas2778.8 years
Morgan2771.1 years
Jackson2473.7 years
Newsome2378.4 years
Lewis2281.3 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Hardee's1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

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