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Hamilton, Alabama

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Hamilton is a city located in Marion County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 6,786. The city is the county seat of Marion County.

Geography

Location of Hamilton, Alabama

Hamilton is located at 34°8'7" North, 87°59'20" West (34.135305, -87.988980)Template:GR.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 93.6 km² (36.1 mi²). 93.5 km² (36.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 6,786 people, 2,695 households, and 1,800 families residing in the city. The population density is 72.6/km² (188.0/mi²). There are 3,065 housing units at an average density of 32.8/km² (84.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.41% White, 7.59% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,695 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% are married couples living together, 11.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% are non-families. 30.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the city the population is spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $27,489, and the median income for a family is $34,485. Males have a median income of $26,362 versus $18,681 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,505. 17.8% of the population and 12.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.7% of those under the age of 18 and 19.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


History- Largest town in the United States that does not have and never has had a Railroad.


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