Lake Hamilton, FL

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Lake Hamilton Profile


Overview

Lake Hamilton is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,496 people and just one neighborhood, Lake Hamilton is the 401st largest community in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Lake Hamilton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Hamilton is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Hamilton who work in sales jobs (15.01%), management occupations (12.04%), and art, media, and design (7.16%).

Of important note, Lake Hamilton is also a town of artists. Lake Hamilton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lake Hamilton’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Lake 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. Lake Hamilton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lake Hamilton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lake Hamilton may be for you.

Lake Hamilton is a very car-oriented town. 97.43% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Lake Hamilton is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Lake Hamilton has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Being a small town, Lake Hamilton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Lake Hamilton Demographics

The citizens of Lake Hamilton have a very low rate of college education: just 9.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Lake Hamilton in 2018 was $21,514, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,056 for a family of four. However, Lake Hamilton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lake Hamilton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lake Hamilton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Hamilton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lake Hamilton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Hamilton include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Lake Hamilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lake Hamilton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Alta Vista Elementary School
801 Scenic Hwy S
Haines City, FL 33844
PK-05
Denison Middle School
400 Avenue A Se
Winter Haven, FL 33880
06-08
Dundee Elementary Academy School
215 Frederick Ave
Dundee, FL 33838
PK-05
Dundee Ridge Middle Academy School
5555 Lake Trask Rd
Dundee, FL 33838
06-08
Elbert Elementary School
205 15 Th St Ne
Winter Haven, FL 33881
PK-05
Haines City Senior High School
2800 Hornet Dr
Haines City, FL 33844
09-12
Jewett School Of The Arts
2250 8 Th St Ne
Winter Haven, FL 33881
PK-08
Sandhill Elementary School
1801 Tyner Rd
Haines City, FL 33844
PK-05
Winter Haven Senior High School
600 6 Th St Se
Winter Haven, FL 33880
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Florida

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Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.1% 55.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.4% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 5.6%

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