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Hamilton is a township in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Hamilton. For links to other places called Hamilton, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamilton is 40.208N. The longitude is -74.675W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 88,362.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Trenton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08609 ZIP code.
13% of Hamilton residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $25,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% 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 $662. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,400.
Libraries in Hamilton include Hamilton Twp Free Public Library ... View libraries
Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamilton political report.
The average commute time for Hamilton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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