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Hamilton County, New York (NY)

County population in 2017: 4,658 (all rural); it was 5,379 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 840
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 986
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,874
Renter-occupied apartments: 436 (it was 488 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

47%

Land area: 1720 sq. mi.

Water area: 87.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (52.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 29%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 67%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Hamilton County, NY (2017)
    • 4,38381.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1041.9%Two or more races
    • 701.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 360.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone
Median resident age:

54.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years
Males: 2,395  (51.4%)
Females: 2,263  (48.6%)
Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,472 ($32,287 in 1999)
This county:

$57,472
New York:

$64,894

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $550 (lower quartile is $433, upper quartile is $695)
This county:

$550
State:

$1116


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,034 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$176,034
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,551 - $316,518
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,172
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $465

Institutionalized population: 2

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2013: 38 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2016: 43 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $180,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamilton, NY residents
Average permit cost in Hamilton, NY
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,140 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,590 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Hamilton, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hamilton, NY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hamilton, NY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
Hamilton County:

9.0%
New York:

14.1%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 11.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 54.1 years old
(Males: 52.1 years old, Females: 55.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.9 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, Asian residents: 70.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 26.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $580 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $723 a month.

Cities in this county include: Indian Lake, Lake Pleasant, Long Lake, Wells, Inlet, Hope, Speculator, Arietta, Benson, Morehouse.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Arietta town11.40.4 - 6.192 - 20
Benson town01.50.1 - 6.192 - 20
Hope town21.90.1 - 6.9134 - 27
Indian Lake town70.60.2 - 3.572 - 17
Inlet town01.00.2 - 5.371 - 19
Lake Pleasant town321 - 6115 - 21
Long Lake town21.10.2 - 5.8103 - 23
Morehouse town01.60.1 - 6.592 - 21
Wells town431 - 7135 - 24
Hamilton county194 13 

2018 air pollution in Hamilton County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hancock County, Maine , Faribault County, Minnesota , Gem County, Idaho , Jackson County, Minnesota , Waseca County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
New York:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 131
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 133 (92.5% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

2.9%
Whole state:

22.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 56Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,914
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 43
  • 3 or 4: 35
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 865

Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 421 (16 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 508

Here:

45.3% with mortgage
State:

60.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hamilton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,6296
Other7621
Evangelical Protestant4458
Mainline Protestant3049
None1,696-
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:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Hamilton County:

15.83 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

39.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

10.5%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

24.2%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 59 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,603
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,466
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $15,031
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1670: December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1670, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2004 to June 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1534: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1534, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Earthquake, Incident Period: April 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1415: May 16, 2002, FEMA Id: 1415, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hamilton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,164 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 154 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 95 (6.1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 89 (5.7%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Russia (68%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (9%)
  • Iran (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Romania (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County


  • American (34%)
  • English (12%)
  • German (10%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Welsh (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
91 people in homes for the mentally retarded
3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
46 people in group homes intended for adults
32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,712.

3.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.80% relocated from other counties in New York ($63,133 average AGI)
1.78% relocated from other states ($31,325 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.78%
New York average:

1.80%

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


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.44% relocated to other counties in New York ($31,762 average AGI)
1.31% relocated to other states ($19,010 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

1.31%
New York average:

2.73%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
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: 1,298 (1,162 aged, 136 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 19 (2%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (115)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (82)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (53)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (27)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (16)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (16)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (15)
  • Congestive heart failure (15)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 784
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,167
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 115

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,658
  • In family households: 4,063 (335 male householders, 384 female householders)
    603 spouses, 1,833 children (1,754 natural, 22 adopted, 57 stepchildren), 84 grandchildren, 324 brothers or sisters, 144 parents, 203 other relatives, 154 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 462 (205 male householders (186 living alone)), 169 female householders (145 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 128

Size of family households: 540 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 331 1-person, 41 2-persons.

430 married couples with children.
164 single-parent households (29 men, 135 women).

94.7% of residents of Hamilton speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 53% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (7% speak English very well, 93% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $32,570,000 ($6,231 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,174,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,434,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,558,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,000
Federal grants: $4,765,000
Federal procurement contracts: $532,000 ($180,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,267,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $86,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,666,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,651,000

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

Births: 241
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 341
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -37
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (57% from ground, 43% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

3.8

Year house built in Hamilton County, New York
  • Year house built in Hamilton County, New York
  • 582014 or later
  • 632010 to 2013
  • 7482000 to 2009
  • 1,0871990 to 1999
  • 9711980 to 1989
  • 1,0291970 to 1979
  • 1,1631960 to 1969
  • 8821950 to 1959
  • 7301940 to 1949
  • 2,1881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, New York
  • 101 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 914 rooms
  • 1775 rooms
  • 2356 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 978 rooms
  • 1259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, New York
  • 31 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 434 rooms
  • 395 rooms
  • 196 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hamilton County, New York
  • 10no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1952 bedrooms
  • 4213 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamilton County, New York
  • 3no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 572 bedrooms
  • 503 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, New York 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
  • 45no vehicle
  • 2551 vehicle
  • 4592 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 85+ 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
  • 9no vehicle
  • 881 vehicle
  • 552 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.8% of Hamilton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Hamilton County:

87.8%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 3,867
  • Other state: 593
  • Northeast: 300
  • Midwest: 74
  • South: 190
  • West: 24
Year householders moved into unit in Hamilton County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.3%Wood
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 6.5%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

6.4%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

9.1%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 30
Here:

29.7%
New York:

33.9%

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 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $28,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,845,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,346,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,683,000
    General - Other: $3,448,000
    Health - Other: $2,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $893,000
    Police Protection: $736,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $477,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $380,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $193,000
    Highways: $124,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $597,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $719,000
    Other: $705,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
    Education: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $523,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,217,000
    Public Welfare: $720,000
    Other: $643,000
    Highways: $629,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,569,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,539,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $365,000
    Other License: $80,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,342,000

Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $28,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,845,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,346,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,683,000
    General - Other: $3,448,000
    Health - Other: $2,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $893,000
    Police Protection: $736,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $477,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $380,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $193,000
    Highways: $124,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $597,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $719,000
    Other: $705,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
    Education: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $523,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,217,000
    Public Welfare: $720,000
    Other: $643,000
    Highways: $629,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,569,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,539,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $365,000
    Other License: $80,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,342,000

Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $28,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,845,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,346,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,683,000
    General - Other: $3,448,000
    Health - Other: $2,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $893,000
    Police Protection: $736,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $477,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $380,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $193,000
    Highways: $124,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $597,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $719,000
    Other: $705,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
    Education: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $523,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,217,000
    Public Welfare: $720,000
    Other: $643,000
    Highways: $629,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,569,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,539,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $365,000
    Other License: $80,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,342,000

Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $28,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,845,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,346,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,683,000
    General - Other: $3,448,000
    Health - Other: $2,156,000
    Central Staff Services: $893,000
    Police Protection: $736,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $634,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $477,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $380,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $193,000
    Highways: $124,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $597,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $719,000
    Other: $705,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
    Education: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $523,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,217,000
    Public Welfare: $720,000
    Other: $643,000
    Highways: $629,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,569,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,539,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $365,000
    Other License: $80,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,342,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 102
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 95
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 72
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 58
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 36
Most common first names in Hamilton County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4973.8 years
William4777.3 years
George4174.4 years
James3377.6 years
Robert3274.0 years
Mary2980.9 years
Edward2773.8 years
Charles2675.8 years
Margaret2677.1 years
Joseph2577.2 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2371.9 years
King1876.9 years
Page1679.5 years
Arsenault1572.5 years
Wilson1271.5 years
Fish1182.9 years
Bennett1170.6 years
Simons1179.0 years
Hall1174.1 years
Brown1177.8 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value4
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
Nike1

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