Hamilton, NY

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Population

4,015

0.124% decline

Median Age

21.3


Median Household Income

$65,150

3.09% growth

Poverty Rate

17.7%


Number of Employees

1,580

6.04% growth

Median Property Value

$226,600

3.08% decline

About

In 2017, Hamilton, NY had a population of 4.02k people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $65,150. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hamilton, NY declined from 4,020 to 4,015, a -0.124% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,199 to $65,150, a 3.09% increase.

The population of Hamilton, NY is 74.8% White Alone, 7.12% Asian Alone, and 6.77% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Hamilton, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hamilton, NY are Colgate University (840 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Hamilton, NY is $226,600, and the homeownership rate is 56.2%. Most people in Hamilton, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Hamilton, NY employs 1.58k people. The largest industries in Hamilton, NY are Educational Services (880 people), Accommodation & Food Services (189 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (98 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($81,583), Public Administration ($80,833), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,833).

Median household income in Hamilton, NY is $65,150. Males in Hamilton, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Hamilton, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,150

2017 value

± $8,242

3.09%

1 Year Growth

± 14.8%

Households in Hamilton, NY have a median annual income of $65,150, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,199 in 2016, which represents a 3.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 309

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton, NY was Census Tract 309 with a value of $71,364, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Hamilton, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton, NY (333 out of 1.88k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    309 ± 169

  2. Two Or More

    24 ± 66

  3. Hispanic

    1 ± 55

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.58k

2017 Value

± 217

6.04%

1 Year growth

± 18.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton, NY grew at a rate of 6.04%, from 1.49k employees to 1.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton, NY, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (483 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (143 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (133 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton, NY, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (483 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (143 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (133 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hamilton, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Education, Training, & Library Occupations (5.05 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (4.68 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton, NY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($127,000), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($126,250), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.58k

2017 Value

± 217

6.04%

1 Year growth

± 18.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton, NY grew at a rate of 6.04%, from 1.49k employees to 1.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton, NY, are Educational Services (880 people), Accommodation & Food Services (189 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (98 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Hamilton, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (880 people), Accommodation & Food Services (189 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (98 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hamilton, NY has an unusually high number of Educational Services (6.01 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.57 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($81,583), Public Administration ($80,833), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,833).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.2% of the population of Hamilton, NY has health coverage, with 63.8% on employee plans, 6% on Medicaid, 7.65% on Medicare, 18.8% on non-group plans, and 0.9% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hamilton, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Hamilton, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.85%

Uninsured

63.8%

Employer Coverage

6%

Medicaid

7.65%

Medicare

18.8%

Non-Group

0.9%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton, NY grew by 1.73% from 2.8% to 2.85%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hamilton, NY is home to a population of 4.02k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.81% of Hamilton, NY residents were born outside of the country (394 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hamilton, NY is composed of 3k White Alone residents (74.8%), 286 Asian Alone residents (7.12%), 272 Black or African American Alone residents (6.77%), 234 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.83%), 211 Two or More Races residents (5.26%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.249%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hamilton, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

22

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hamilton, NY was 21.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 22. But people in Hamilton, NY are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Hamilton, NY residents was 21.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.81%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

394 people

8.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

341 people

As of 2017, 9.81% of Hamilton, NY residents (394 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton, NY was 8.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Hamilton, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton, NY was 94.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3k ± 248

  2. Asian Alone

    286 ± 92

  3. Black or African American Alone

    272 ± 108

In 2017, there were 10.5 times more White Alone residents (3k people) in Hamilton, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 286 Asian Alone and 272 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hamilton, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hamilton, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hamilton, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hamilton, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    14 ± 19

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    13 ± 17

  3. Vietnam

    5 ± 18

Hamilton, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hamilton, NY awarded 840 degrees. The student population of Hamilton, NY is skewed towards women, with 1,303 male students and 1,587 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hamilton, NY are White (590 and 76.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (55 and 7.15%), Unknown (46 and 5.98%), and Black or African American (27 and 3.51%).

The largest universities in Hamilton, NY by number of degrees awarded are Colgate University (840 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hamilton, NY are General Economics (83 and 9.88%), General Political Science & Government (70 and 8.33%), and General English Language & Literature (53 and 6.31%).

The median tuition costs in Hamilton, NY are $51,635 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 83 degrees awarded

  2. 70 degrees awarded

  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hamilton, NY was General Economics with 83 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hamilton, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

840 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$51,635

Median Private

In 2016, the Hamilton, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colgate University with 840 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

348

Degrees Awarded to Men

492

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 348 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hamilton, NY, which is 0.707 times less than the 492 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Hamilton, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    590 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    55 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    46 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hamilton, NY were to White students. These 590 degrees mean that there were 10.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 55 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton, NY was $226,600 in 2017, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $233,800 to $226,600, a 3.08% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hamilton, NY is 56.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hamilton, NY have an average commute time of 10.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hamilton, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$65,150

Median Household Income

± $8,242

853

Number of Households

± 129

In 2017, the median household income of the 853 households in Hamilton, NY grew to $65,150 from the previous year's value of $63,199.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$226,600

2017 Median

± $14,206

$233,800

2016 Median

± $16,893

In 2017, the median property value in Hamilton, NY declined from to $226,600 from the previous year's value of $233,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hamilton, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamilton, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hamilton, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamilton, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.2%

2017 Homeownership

56.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.2% of the housing units in Hamilton, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hamilton, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hamilton, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

10.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton, NY have a shorter commute time (10.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.446% of the workforce in Hamilton, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    44.3%

  2. Walked

    33.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    10.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hamilton, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Worked At Home.

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