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Hamilton County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 15,071 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 16,438 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,017
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,801
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,871
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,722 (it was 1,821 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%

Land area: 577 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Manufacturing (16.0%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hamilton County, IA (2019)
    • 13,34888.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9486.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4573.0%Asian alone
    • 2231.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 220.1%Two or more races
    • 130.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 7,431  (49.3%)
Females: 7,640  (50.7%)
Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,085 ($38,658 in 1999)
This county:

$62,085
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $572 (lower quartile is $436, upper quartile is $700)
This county:

$572
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,068 (it was $71,900 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$114,068
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,228 - $175,723

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $135,751
Here:

$135,751
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,871
Here:

$194,871
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $87,566
Here:

$87,566
State:

$120,562

Mobile homes: $168,317
Here:

$168,317
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,051
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $444

Institutionalized population: 189

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 69
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 10
Hamilton County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $107,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, IA residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,785 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,483 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hamilton, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
Hamilton County:

9.6%
Iowa:

11.2%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.1% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 53.7% for other race residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.9 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.8 years old, Black residents: 17.6 years old, American Indian residents: 48.9 years old, Asian residents: 29.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.7 years old, Other race residents: 38.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.

Cities in this county include: Webster City, Jewell Junction, Stratford, Ellsworth, Stanhope, Williams, Blairsburg, Kamrar, Randall.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hamilton County: Ellis (A), Cottage (B), Point Pleasant (C), Idaho (D), Abbott (E), Abbott Crossing (F), Hardin City Access Area (G), Twin Elms Access Area (H), Eagle City Access Area (I), Cross Ford Access Area (J), Macy (K), Sherman (L), Wilke (M), Meadow Hills Golf Course (N), Friendly Fairways (O), Hubbard Golf and Recreation Club (P), Pine Lake Country Club (Q), Gifford (R), Circle C Campground (S), Hardin County Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamilton County include: Chester Church (A), Zion Church (B), Cottage Community Church (C), Iowa Falls Evangelical Church (D), Faith Evangelical Church (E), Ellis Church (F), Honey Creek Church (G), Berlin Community Church (H), Pleasant Chapel Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Hardin City Cemetery (2), Alden Cemetery (3), Chester Cemetery (4), Egbers Family Plot (5), Clay Center Cemetery (6), Leverton Family Plot (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Pine Lake (A), Gehrkes Lake (B), Upper Pine Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Cedar Creek (B), South Fork Iowa River (C), School Creek (D), Otter Creek (E), New York Branch (F), Bear Creek (G), Elk Creek (H), Tipton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamilton County include: Robinson Wildlife Area (1), David Bates Memorial Park (2), Hubbard Prairie (3), Logsdon Park (4), Welden's Woods (5), Hansen Swamp Area (6), Steinberg Wildlife Area (7), Ilco Park (8), Breke Memorial County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Carroll County , Greene County , Hardin County , Humboldt County , Pocahontas County , Wright County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 539
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 703 (61.0% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 1852000 to 2009
  • 2011990 to 1999
  • 1281980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,708
  • One, attached: 53
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 234
  • 5 to 9: 361
  • 10 to 19: 226
  • 20 or more: 373
  • Mobile homes: 197

Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 2,787 (72 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,785

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hamilton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,42217
Evangelical Protestant2,93915
Catholic1,4332
Other21
None5,877-
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:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hamilton County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.3%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 437 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $294,730
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $279.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $259,412
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $163,962
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.61
Corn for grain: 164589 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 144979 harvested acres
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Hamilton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2287534.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/30/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 446.9 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 254.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 410.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 393.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 410.7 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 312.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 6, 2018 - July 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4386, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, 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: 5,328 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 416 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 271 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 427 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Laos (19%)
  • Netherlands (6%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • South Africa (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County


  • German (32%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Danish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
194 people in nursing homes
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 176 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,240.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.28% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($37,969 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($9,289 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.15%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Story County, IA  0.82% ($47,816 average AGI)
from Webster County, IA  0.74% ($43,023)
from Polk County, IA  0.47% ($50,821)
from Wright County, IA  0.35% ($51,571)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.60% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($30,969 average AGI)
1.84% relocated to other states ($10,154 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.84%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Story County, IA  1.12% ($54,397 average AGI)
to Webster County, IA  0.79% ($38,479)
to Polk County, IA  0.41% ($40,960)
to Wright County, IA  0.40% ($33,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
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: 3,100 (2,779 aged, 321 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 121 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (329)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (131)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (71)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (50)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (35)
  • Unspecified dementia (13)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,757
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 154
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,986

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,222
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,240
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,071
  • Male householders: 3,214 (1,004 living alone), Female householders: 3,152 (986 living alone)
  • 3,382 spouses (3,382 opposite-sex spouses), 281 unmarried partners, (281 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,052 children (3,754 natural, 125 adopted, 169 stepchildren), 166 grandchildren, 242 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 3 foster children, 101 other relatives, 217 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 195

Size of family households: 2,153 2-persons, 922 3-persons, 617 4-persons, 322 5-persons, 132 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,998 1-person, 161 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

2,563 married couples with children.
640 single-parent households (277 men, 363 women).

91.9% of residents of Hamilton speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,442,000 ($5,680 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $902,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,833,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,795,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,674,000
Federal grants: $11,955,000
Federal procurement contracts: $864,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,322,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,120,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,601,000
Federal Government insurance: $79,424,000

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

Births: 926
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 880
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +77
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -318
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.57 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • 842014 or later
  • 1282010 to 2013
  • 3712000 to 2009
  • 5601990 to 1999
  • 4861980 to 1989
  • 1,2531970 to 1979
  • 4711960 to 1969
  • 7301950 to 1959
  • 5211940 to 1949
  • 2,6051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • 21 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 2904 rooms
  • 6735 rooms
  • 1,1376 rooms
  • 9127 rooms
  • 6108 rooms
  • 8489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • 891 room
  • 1372 rooms
  • 2943 rooms
  • 5434 rooms
  • 2395 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 2307 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 7312 bedrooms
  • 2,4443 bedrooms
  • 9974 bedrooms
  • 2915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, Iowa
  • 111no bedroom
  • 4811 bedroom
  • 6842 bedrooms
  • 3383 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, Iowa 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
  • 60no vehicle
  • 8561 vehicle
  • 2,1362 vehicles
  • 9473 vehicles
  • 3904 vehicles
  • 1845+ 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
  • 251no vehicle
  • 7761 vehicle
  • 5512 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles

91.3% 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, 79% lived in Iowa.

Hamilton County:

91.3%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 11,565
  • Other state: 2,704
  • Northeast: 163
  • Midwest: 1,508
  • South: 443
  • West: 593
Year householders moved into unit in Hamilton County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 61
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

6.8%
Iowa:

23.0%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,488,000
    Other: $1,328,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,769,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,538,000
    Regular Highways: $761,000
    Hospitals: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $28,986,000
    Regular Highways: $5,297,000
    Health - Other: $1,826,000
    Police Protection: $1,685,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,164,000
    General - Other: $1,074,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $119,000
    Libraries: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $632,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $364,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,611,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,013,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,106,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,884,000
    Special Assessments: $1,231,000
    Interest Earnings: $608,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $125,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,302,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,065,000
    Other: $246,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,109,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $408,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $190,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Other License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,719,000

Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,488,000
    Other: $1,328,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,769,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,538,000
    Regular Highways: $761,000
    Hospitals: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $28,986,000
    Regular Highways: $5,297,000
    Health - Other: $1,826,000
    Police Protection: $1,685,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,164,000
    General - Other: $1,074,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $119,000
    Libraries: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $632,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $364,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,611,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,013,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,106,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,884,000
    Special Assessments: $1,231,000
    Interest Earnings: $608,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $125,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,302,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,065,000
    Other: $246,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,109,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $408,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $190,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Other License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,719,000

Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,488,000
    Other: $1,328,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,769,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,538,000
    Regular Highways: $761,000
    Hospitals: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $28,986,000
    Regular Highways: $5,297,000
    Health - Other: $1,826,000
    Police Protection: $1,685,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,164,000
    General - Other: $1,074,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $119,000
    Libraries: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $632,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $364,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,611,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,013,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,106,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,884,000
    Special Assessments: $1,231,000
    Interest Earnings: $608,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $125,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,302,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,065,000
    Other: $246,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,109,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $408,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $190,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Other License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,719,000

Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,488,000
    Other: $1,328,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,769,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,538,000
    Regular Highways: $761,000
    Hospitals: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $28,986,000
    Regular Highways: $5,297,000
    Health - Other: $1,826,000
    Police Protection: $1,685,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,164,000
    General - Other: $1,074,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    General Public Buildings: $372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $119,000
    Libraries: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $632,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $364,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,611,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,013,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,106,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,884,000
    Special Assessments: $1,231,000
    Interest Earnings: $608,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $125,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,302,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,065,000
    Other: $246,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,109,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $408,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $190,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000
    Other License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,719,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 191
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 178
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 141
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 76
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 79
Most common first names in Hamilton County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10977.4 years
Mary8180.8 years
William7878.5 years
Robert7570.8 years
Helen6482.0 years
George6180.6 years
James6076.1 years
Harold5872.7 years
Anna5185.5 years
Charles4776.8 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11380.9 years
Anderson7476.6 years
Smith5174.6 years
Peterson4780.3 years
Olson4279.6 years
Nelson4180.5 years
Miller4079.2 years
Wilson3675.3 years
Carlson3279.2 years
Hanson3179.0 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx4True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS2