Hamilton, TX Population

Population: 2,977. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,920 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,370 (46.0%), Females: 1,607 (54.0%)

Hamilton County

Zip code: 76531

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $26,585
Median house value: $42,800

Races in Hamilton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.8%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (13.3%), English (11.9%), Irish (11.1%), Norwegian (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 1159 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (400 N BROWN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hamilton:

  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • COMANCHE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; COMANCHE, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST ERATH COUNTY (about 38 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamilton:

  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 49 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 53 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 63 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON MUNI (about 4 miles; HAMILTON, TX; Abbreviation: MNZ)
  • LITTLE C RANCH (about 23 miles; HICO, TX; Abbreviation: 4T7)
  • DUBLIN MUNI (about 29 miles; DUBLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 9F0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 49 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 62 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 68 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 72 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)

Schools

Public high school in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 400 S COLLEGE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hamilton:

  • ANN WHITNEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 440; Location: 400 S COLLEGE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HAMILTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 400 S COLLEGE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Hamilton:

  • HAMILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,012; Location: 201 N PECAN ST; 14,844 books; 302 audio materials; 718 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)

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