Hamilton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,158 people and just one neighborhood, Hamilton is the 325th largest community in Georgia. Hamilton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Hamilton, where the median household income is $42,109.
Real Estate Prices
Hamilton real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Hamilton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
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, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamilton who work in office and administrative support (17.10%), farm management occupations (11.29%) and management occupations (9.35%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Hamilton. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Another important characteristic of Hamilton is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Hamilton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hamilton, the average commute to work is 35.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Hamilton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.