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Income/capita 19%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 58%
IndexHamiltonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$24,237$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,308$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,831$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,441$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$39,653$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,205$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hamilton is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hamilton is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hamilton is 58% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hamilton is 21% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,535$50,308$100,616
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Hamilton median earnings by income bracket

      Hamilton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector35.2%6.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%0.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.4%14.4%
      Public administration2.1%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%2.7%
      Education, health & social services8.6%51.0%
      Other20.4%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nauvoo, IL1,292$50,2599%
      Warsaw, IL1,475$48,75012%
      Montrose, IA950$48,25013%
      Lima, IL121$46,50016%
      Carthage, IL2,513$45,53618%
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Preston Heights, IL2,916$43,00022%
      Rineyville, KY2,916$70,31327%
      Bal Harbour, FL2,917$49,86910%
      Walsenburg, CO2,917$24,77955%
      Drum Point, MD2,917$73,60933%
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%
      Source: The Hamilton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).