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Hamilton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Hamilton is the 10th largest city in Ohio with a population of 64,042 as of July 1, 2018. Hamilton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton is located at latitude 39.3934 and longitude -84.5658 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The City of Hamilton (GNIS ID: 1085809) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamilton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton: Fort Hamilton, Hamilton!, Rossville.

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Hamilton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 64,042
Population in Households 62,446
Population in Familes 48,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,596
Population Density1 2,983
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $41,259
Average Household Income $53,137
Per Capita Income $21,089


Total Housing Units 28,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,608 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,419 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,356 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $109,695
Average Home Value $139,714


Total Households 25,027
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 15,429
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.46%
Households 0.21% 0.44%
Families -0.01% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Hamilton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 99th
Population Density # 85 93rd
Diversity Index # 92 93rd
Median Household Income # 1013 17th
Per Capita Income # 1031 15th

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