Hamilton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,772 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hamilton is the 85th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hamilton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hamilton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamilton who work in office and administrative support (19.47%), healthcare (8.58%), and maintenance occupations (7.57%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hamilton is worth considering.
The percentage of people in Hamilton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.18% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hamilton in 2010 was $20,311, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,244 for a family of four. However, Hamilton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hamilton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hamilton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hamilton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hamilton include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hamilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.