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, Hamilton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hamilton are a mix 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 rate of college-level education in Hamilton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.18% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an 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.