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Hamilton is a township in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Hamilton. For links to other places called Hamilton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamilton is 41.623N. The longitude is -89.581W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 236.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61243 ZIP code.
42% of Hamilton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamilton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamilton was $13,109, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Hamilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hamilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamilton political report.
The average commute time for Hamilton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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