Hamilton, OH

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Population

62,216

0.0691% decline

Median Age

37.1


Median Household Income

$42,360

4.85% growth

Poverty Rate

20.2%


Number of Employees

26,433

0.947% growth

Median Property Value

$102,300

2.4% growth

About

In 2017, Hamilton, OH had a population of 62.2k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $42,360. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hamilton, OH declined from 62,259 to 62,216, a -0.0691% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,401 to $42,360, a 4.85% increase.

The population of Hamilton, OH is 80.9% White Alone, 9.46% Black or African American Alone, and 5.46% Hispanic or Latino. 5.5% of the people in Hamilton, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hamilton, OH are Miami University-Hamilton (334 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Hamilton, OH is $102,300, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Hamilton, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton, OH is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Hamilton, OH employs 26.4k people. The largest industries in Hamilton, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people), Retail Trade (3,616 people), and Manufacturing (3,562 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,393), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,924), and Finance & Insurance ($46,800).

Median household income in Hamilton, OH is $42,360. Males in Hamilton, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Hamilton, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,360

2017 value

± $2,155

4.85%

1 Year Growth

± 6.24%

Households in Hamilton, OH have a median annual income of $42,360, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,401 in 2016, which represents a 4.85% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hamilton, OH made 1.35 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. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hamilton, OH workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Hamilton, OH by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio 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 110.02

  2. Census Tract 149

  3. Census Tract 150

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton, OH was Census Tract 110.02 with a value of $92,913, followed by Census Tract 149 and Census Tract 150, with respective values of $68,426 and $64,443.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton, OH (12.2k out of 60.4k 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 Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    8,868 ± 699

  2. Black

    2,347 ± 378

  3. Hispanic

    1,048 ± 305

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton, OH is White, followed by Black 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

26.4k

2017 Value

± 1,095

0.947%

1 Year growth

± 5.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton, OH grew at a rate of 0.947%, from 26.2k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,338 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,580 people), and Production Occupations (2,346 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,338 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,580 people), and Production Occupations (2,346 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hamilton, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.14 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.94 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($73,750), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($63,272), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,638).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

26.4k

2017 Value

± 1,095

0.947%

1 Year growth

± 5.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton, OH grew at a rate of 0.947%, from 26.2k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people), Retail Trade (3,616 people), and Manufacturing (3,562 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton, OH, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton, OH 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, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people), Retail Trade (3,616 people), and Manufacturing (3,562 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hamilton, OH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.33 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.28 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,393), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,924), and Finance & Insurance ($46,800).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio 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 Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

89.9% of the population of Hamilton, OH has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 8.1% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hamilton, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Hamilton, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1307 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

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

10.1%

Uninsured

42.2%

Employer Coverage

24.1%

Medicaid

14%

Medicare

8.1%

Non-Group

1.52%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton, OH declined by 11.2% from 11.4% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton, OH 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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

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

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Diversity

Hamilton, OH is home to a population of 62.2k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.68% of Hamilton, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hamilton, OH is composed of 50.3k White Alone residents (80.9%), 5.89k Black or African American Alone residents (9.46%), 3.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.46%), 1.73k Two or More Races residents (2.78%), 506 Asian Alone residents (0.813%), 175 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.281%), 123 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.198%), and 73 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.117%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hamilton, OH are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,200 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (151 speakers), and German (149 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hamilton, OH was 37.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Hamilton, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hamilton, OH residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.68% of Hamilton, OH residents 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, OH was 3.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hamilton, OH was India, the natal country of 56,561 Hamilton, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Hamilton, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton, OH was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    50.3k ± 1k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.89k ± 793

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.4k ± 716

In 2017, there were 8.55 times more White Alone residents (50.3k people) in Hamilton, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.89k Black or African American Alone and 3.4k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,200 speakers (3.82%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    151 speakers (0.262%)

  3. German

    149 speakers (0.259%)

5.5% of Hamilton, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hamilton, OH was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.82% of the overall population of Hamilton, OH are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.262% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.259% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,376 ± 229

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    627 ± 180

  3. Korea

    466 ± 124

Hamilton, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hamilton, OH awarded 334 degrees. The student population of Hamilton, OH is skewed towards women, with 1,328 male students and 1,566 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hamilton, OH are White (279 and 84.3%), followed by Black or African American (25 and 7.55%), Unknown (11 and 3.32%), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 2.11%).

The largest universities in Hamilton, OH by number of degrees awarded are Miami University-Hamilton (334 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hamilton, OH are General Studies (69 and 20.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 and 20.4%), and General Engineering Technology (55 and 16.5%).

The median tuition costs in Hamilton, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,519 and $15,076 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hamilton, OH was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 68 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

334 degrees awarded

$5,519

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Hamilton, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Miami University-Hamilton with 334 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

145

Degrees Awarded to Men

189

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 145 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hamilton, OH, which is 0.767 times less than the 189 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    279 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    11 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hamilton, OH were to White students. These 279 degrees mean that there were 11.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton, OH was $102,300 in 2017, which is 0.47 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,900 to $102,300, a 2.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamilton, OH is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hamilton, OH have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hamilton, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,360

Median Household Income

± $2,155

24.5k

Number of Households

± 999

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.5k households in Hamilton, OH grew to $42,360 from the previous year's value of $40,401.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton, OH 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$102,300

2017 Median

± $3,267

$99,900

2016 Median

± $2,618

In 2017, the median property value in Hamilton, OH grew to to $102,300 from the previous year's value of $99,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hamilton, OH 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, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hamilton, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamilton, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.3%

2017 Homeownership

56%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.3% of the housing units in Hamilton, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hamilton, OH 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, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hamilton, OH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton, OH have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Hamilton, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.81%

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

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