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Hamilton is a town in Skagit County, in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes metro area.
The community was named for William Hamilton, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Washington named Hamilton. For links to other places called Hamilton, WA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamilton is 48.521N. The longitude is -121.988W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 362.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Skagit 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 98284 ZIP code.
13% of Hamilton residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $13,531, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% 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 $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,089.
Skagit 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 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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