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Hamilton County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 8,548 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 8,229 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,071
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,539
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,624
Renter-occupied apartments: 832 (it was 750 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 836 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (34.8%), Educational, health and social services (30.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 27%
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  • Races in Hamilton County, TX (2019)
    • 7,04685.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,10013.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1311.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 881.1%Two or more races
    • 680.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 4,268  (49.9%)
Females: 4,280  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,599 ($31,150 in 1999)
This county:

$52,599
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $465 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $794)
This county:

$465
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $151,955 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$151,955
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,895 - $252,969

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $213,840
Here:

$213,840
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $135,681
Here:

$135,681
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,191
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $515

Institutionalized population: 205

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $355,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $154,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,198 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,848 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hamilton, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.0%
Hamilton County:

16.0%
Texas:

13.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.2% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.5 years old
(Males: 44.7 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.9 years old, Black residents: 28.0 years old, American Indian residents: 60.2 years old, Asian residents: 86.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 22.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hamilton, Hico.

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

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Neighboring counties: Monroe County, Alabama , Wilcox County, Georgia , Navarro County , Tom Green County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Hamilton, TX
County total employment by year in Hamilton, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Hamilton, TX

Current college students: 196
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 394 (40.9% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

4.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2102010 or later
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 1061980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,180
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 43
  • 3 or 4: 40
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 10 to 19: 67
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 244
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 937 (0 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,606

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hamilton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,02220
Mainline Protestant7977
Catholic1901
Other-1
None3,508-
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: 3
Hamilton County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Hamilton County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

26.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 451 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,770
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $55.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,951
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,160
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.93%
Corn for grain: 1043 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3932 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,450 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 349% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.0 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 330.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas 617 Fire, Incident Period: April 09, 2009 to April 11, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 2815, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storm, Thunderstorms, Incident Period: December 20, 1991 to January 14, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-930: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 930, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hamilton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,397 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 439 (13.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 24 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 239 (7.3%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • Netherlands (7%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County


  • American (19%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,816.

8.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.54% relocated from other counties in Texas ($48,442 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($10,398 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.43%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erath County, TX  1.39% ($56,244 average AGI)
from Coryell County, TX  1.05% ($38,839)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.86% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,288 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($5,793 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.21%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  1.07% ($35,290 average AGI)
to Erath County, TX  1.00% ($30,586)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.73% ($36,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 22.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.7%
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: 1,917 (1,721 aged, 196 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 313 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hamilton County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (286)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (95)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (72)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Unspecified dementia (58)
  • Congestive heart failure (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,754
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 296
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,513

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,814
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 37

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 66
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 123

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,548
  • Male householders: 1,565 (370 living alone), Female householders: 1,513 (514 living alone)
  • 1,717 spouses (1,700 opposite-sex spouses), 94 unmarried partners, (92 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,188 children (1,969 natural, 83 adopted, 137 stepchildren), 285 grandchildren, 216 brothers or sisters, 207 parents, 0 foster children, 225 other relatives, 276 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 261

Size of family households: 1,273 2-persons, 300 3-persons, 283 4-persons, 126 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 884 1-person, 53 2-persons.

1,105 married couples with children.
324 single-parent households (154 men, 170 women).

90.9% of residents of Hamilton speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,155,000 ($6,427 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,825,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,688,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,001,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $624,000
Federal grants: $8,518,000
Federal procurement contracts: $499,000 ($42,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,825,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $23,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,118,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,129,000

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

Births: 490
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 710
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +35
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +86
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Hamilton County, Texas
  • Year house built in Hamilton County, Texas
  • 1862014 or later
  • 722010 to 2013
  • 6062000 to 2009
  • 5501990 to 1999
  • 4511980 to 1989
  • 9881970 to 1979
  • 3951960 to 1969
  • 5091950 to 1959
  • 2501940 to 1949
  • 5751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Texas
  • 261 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 2494 rooms
  • 5315 rooms
  • 5636 rooms
  • 4657 rooms
  • 3198 rooms
  • 2949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 1754 rooms
  • 1295 rooms
  • 646 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Texas
  • 28no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 4532 bedrooms
  • 1,5163 bedrooms
  • 3924 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1041 bedroom
  • 2162 bedrooms
  • 1633 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 4951 vehicle
  • 1,0492 vehicles
  • 6463 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 29no vehicle
  • 2581 vehicle
  • 2122 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

91.0% of Hamilton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 96% lived in Texas.

Hamilton County:

91.0%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 6,678
  • Other state: 1,434
  • Northeast: 88
  • Midwest: 306
  • South: 452
  • West: 596
Year householders moved into unit in Hamilton County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

23.0%
Texas:

14.3%

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 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $835,000
    Police Protection: $397,000
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $187,000
    Financial Administration: $165,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Corrections - Other: $140,000
    Libraries: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $194,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,280,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $442,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,546,000

Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $835,000
    Police Protection: $397,000
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $187,000
    Financial Administration: $165,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Corrections - Other: $140,000
    Libraries: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $194,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,280,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $442,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,546,000

Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $835,000
    Police Protection: $397,000
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $187,000
    Financial Administration: $165,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Corrections - Other: $140,000
    Libraries: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $194,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,280,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $442,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,546,000

Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $835,000
    Police Protection: $397,000
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $187,000
    Financial Administration: $165,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Corrections - Other: $140,000
    Libraries: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $194,000
    Rents: $80,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,280,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $442,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,546,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 180
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 141
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 96
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 89
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 75
Most common first names in Hamilton County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11677.2 years
William11381.0 years
Mary9181.8 years
Robert8676.6 years
John8278.1 years
Willie4380.2 years
George4379.5 years
Henry3875.6 years
Thomas3578.4 years
Charles3576.7 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4779.6 years
Jones4478.9 years
Harris4476.7 years
Williams4385.3 years
Johnson3683.2 years
Thompson3480.6 years
White2879.4 years
Schrank2381.3 years
Davis2279.5 years
Lee2279.4 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1True Value2
FedEx1UPS1

Hamilton County on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"