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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.


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Median household income
Local
$57,110
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hamilton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Nottingham
· Yorkshire Tenth
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 118. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: John Abbott II house
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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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.

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22% of Hamilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hamilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $662.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,400.


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Libraries in Hamilton include Hamilton Twp Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamilton political report.

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The average commute time for Hamilton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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