Lake Hamilton, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lake Hamilton, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Hamilton had a population of 1,295 as of July 1, 2015. Lake Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Hamilton is located at latitude 28.0492 and longitude -81.6268 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Town of Lake Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2405972) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Hamilton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Lake Hamilton, FL Boundary Map

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Lake Hamilton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,295
Population in Households 1,292
Population in Familes 1,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 413
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 488
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 359
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 392 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $81,481
Average Home Value $96,684
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,153
Average Household Income $55,717
Per Capita Income $21,921
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 1.0%
Households 0.84% 1.0%
Families 1.1% 0.88%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lake Hamilton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Hamilton to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 713 23rd
Population Density1 # 742 19th
Diversity Index2 # 231 75th
Median Household Income # 411 55th
Per Capita Income # 527 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.