Hamilton, Texas


Hamilton, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Hamilton, Texas
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Hamilton County Courthouse


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map_caption = Location of Hamilton, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Hamilton

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area_total_km2 = 7.5
area_land_km2 = 7.3
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 2.9
area_land_sq_mi = 2.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2977
population_density_km2 = 405.8
population_density_sq_mi = 1051.0

timezone = Central (CST)
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elevation_m = 356
elevation_ft = 1168
latd = 31 |latm = 42 |lats = 12 |latNS = N
longd = 98 |longm = 7 |longs = 13 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 76531
area_code = 254
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blank_info = 48-31952GR|2
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Hamilton is a city in Hamilton County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,977 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hamilton County.GR|6

Geography

Hamilton is located at coor dms|31|42|12|N|98|7|13|W|city (31.703274, -98.120359).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²), of which, 2.8 square miles (7.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.73%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,977 people, 1,227 households, and 779 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,051.0 people per square mile (406.2/km²). There were 1,449 housing units at an average density of 511.6/sq mi (197.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.13% White, 0.07% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 3.29% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.75% of the population.

There were 1,227 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,585, and the median income for a family was $38,702. Males had a median income of $27,074 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,012. About 12.2% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Hamilton is served by the Hamilton Independent School District.

Notable residents

Russell B. Cummings, a former member of the Texas House of Representatives from Harris County, operated a ranch near Hamilton from 1994 until his death in 2008.

References

External links

* [http://hamiltontexas.com/ City of Hamilton] Official Website


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