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Hamilton is a city in Hancock County.[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 40.396N. The longitude is -91.338W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,895.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock 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 62341 ZIP code.
30% of Hamilton residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $18,775, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $627.
Libraries in Hamilton include Hamilton Public Library ... View libraries
Hancock 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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