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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexHamilton AreaBaltimoreMaryland
Income per capita$29,223$32,699$37,756
Median household income$60,103$52,164$76,067
Median income owner occupied$0$73,605$95,994
Median income renter occupied$0$36,380$47,333
Median earnings male$40,336$41,126$46,495
Median earnings female$36,348$35,993$35,612
Unemployment rate6.7%4.7%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a20.0%9.9%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hamilton Area is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hamilton Area is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hamilton Area is 44% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hamilton Area is 100% lower than the national average

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      $34,772 $52,164 $104,328
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Hamilton Area median earnings by income bracket

      Hamilton Area employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.6%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%9.5%
      Public administration8.4%8.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%1.8%
      Education, health & social services18.6%46.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hampton, MD4,706$153,268177.0%
      Ellicott City, MD73,272$132,083138.8%
      Fallston, MD9,118$130,625136.1%
      Ilchester, MD26,873$123,438123.1%
      Pleasant Hills, MD4,017$121,974120.5%
      Baltimore, MD602,274$52,1645.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Milwaukee, WI592,649$43,12522.0%
      Louisville, KY618,733$54,9290.7%
      Albuquerque, NM560,447$53,9362.5%
      Surrey, BC560,150n/a 
      Las Vegas, NV644,594$58,3775.5%
      Baltimore, MD602,274$52,1645.7%
      Source: The Hamilton Area, Baltimore, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).