Hamilton, AL


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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%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hamilton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hamilton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hamilton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hamilton may be for you.

In Hamilton, just 12.18% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

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.

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