Hamilton, NY

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2022 Population
3,882
3.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
20.7
0.485% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.74%
26.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,152
8.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$244,800
13.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,516
10.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hamilton, NY had a population of 3.88k people with a median age of 20.7 and a median household income of $59,152. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hamilton, NY grew from 3,754 to 3,882, a 3.41% increase and its median household income grew from $54,327 to $59,152, a 8.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.05%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.97%), White (Hispanic) (3.86%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.63%).

None of the households in Hamilton, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.4% of the residents in Hamilton, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hamilton, NY are Colgate University (950 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Hamilton, NY was $244,800, and the homeownership rate was 49.9%.

Most people in Hamilton, NY walked to work, and the average commute time was 12 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hamilton, NY is home to a population of 3.88k people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.33% of Hamilton, NY residents were born outside of the country (362 people).

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.1k people) in Hamilton, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 196 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 193 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.4%
2022 Citizenship
93%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.4% of Hamilton, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton, NY was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.1k ± 262
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    196 ± 79
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    193 ± 91
7.81%
Hispanic Population
303 people

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.1k people) in Hamilton, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 196 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 193 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.81% of the people in Hamilton, NY are hispanic (303 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
362 people
9.54%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
358 people

As of 2022, 9.33% of Hamilton, NY residents (362 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton, NY was 9.54%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    29 ± 33
  2. Vietnam
    25 ± 28
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    18 ± 27

Hamilton, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hamilton, NY employs 1.52k people. The largest industries in Hamilton, NY are Educational Services (719 people), Retail Trade (230 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (104 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($108,661), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($91,827), and Construction ($52,708).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

1.52k
2022 Value
± 244
10.7%
1 Year growth
± 20.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamilton, NY grew at a rate of 10.7%, from 1.37k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton, NY, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (305 people), Management Occupations (225 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (174 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.52k
2022 Value
± 244
10.7%
1 Year growth
± 20.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamilton, NY grew at a rate of 10.7%, from 1.37k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton, NY, are Educational Services (719 people), Retail Trade (230 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton, NY, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,771
Median earning men ± $20,027
$8,976
Median earning women ± $1,916

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($109,375), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,577), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($59,531).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($29,229), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($11,307), and Retail Trade ($8,531).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hamilton, NY awarded 950 degrees. The student population of Hamilton, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,394 male students and 1,747 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hamilton, NY are White (626 and 74.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (84 and 10%), Asian (55 and 6.55%), and Black or African American (27 and 3.21%).

The largest universities in Hamilton, NY by number of degrees awarded are Colgate University (950 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hamilton, NY are Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (141 and 14.8%), General Political Science & Government (87 and 9.16%), and Other Research & Experimental Psychology (74 and 7.79%).

The median tuition cost in Hamilton, NY for private four year colleges is $63,904.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Hamilton, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 12.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,141 (44.4% men and 55.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,141 students enrolled in Hamilton, NY, 44.4% men and 55.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,022 records, of which 55.4% were women and 44.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hamilton, NY was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 141 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
950 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colgate University with 950 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 415 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hamilton, NY, which is 0.776 times less than the 535 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 626 degrees mean that there were 7.45 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 84 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($63,904) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($386) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,070) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton, NY was $244,800 in 2022, which is 0.868 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $215,400 to $244,800, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamilton, NY is 49.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hamilton, NY have an average commute time of 12 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Hamilton, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$244,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,502
$394
Median Property Taxes
±$94

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Rent vs Own

49.9%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.9% of the housing units in Hamilton, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 309
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$59,152
Median Household Income
± $30,960
789
Number of Households
± 151

In 2022, the median household income of the 789 households in Hamilton, NY grew to $59,152 from the previous year's value of $54,327.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (42.6%)
  2. Drove Alone (32.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (19.3%)

In 2022, 42.6% of workers in Hamilton, NY walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (32.3%) and those who worked at home (19.3%).

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Commute Time

12 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton, NY have a shorter commute time (12 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.668% of the workforce in Hamilton, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

9.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton, NY (145 out of 1.49k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.2% of the population of Hamilton, NY has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 6.11% on Medicare, 24.9% on non-group plans, and 0.721% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see 1478 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.2% decrease from the previous year (1646 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2711 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 473 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,478 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, NY

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NY see an average of 1,478 patients per year. This represents a 10.2% decrease from the previous year (1,646 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 47.8% between 18 and 34 years, 14.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.81%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
6.11%
Medicare
24.9%
Non-Group
0.721%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton, NY declined by 32.4% from 4.16% to 2.81%.

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