Profile for Hamilton, New York, NY
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Hamilton is a village in Madison County, in the Syracuse metro area.
The community was named after Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hamilton. For links to other places called Hamilton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamilton is 42.826N. The longitude is -75.545W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,122 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,556.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Hamilton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Payne's Settlement
Filming location for:
· 1977 movie, "Slap Shot"
Local festivals include:
- Chenango Summer Music Festival - June 13-17, 2007
- Hamilton Music Mix - July 14, 2007
- Great Chocolate Wreck Festival - Sept. 22, 2007
- Hamilton Book Fair - Sept. 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hamilton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Americana Village
Colleges and universities:
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above 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 Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Syracuse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13346 ZIP code.
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Ancestry & family history
11% 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 $13,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Hamilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Hamilton festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Chenango Summer Music Festival - J
- Great Chocolate Wreck Festival - S
- Hamilton Music Mix - J
- Hamilton Book Fair - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Hamilton include Hamilton Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hamilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,128.
Libraries in Hamilton include Hamilton Public Library ... View libraries
Madison 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 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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Other NY communities named Hamilton:
�Madison County town
NY communities formerly known as Hamilton:
�Hubbardsville, Madison County
�Olean, Cattaraugus County
�Waddington, Saint Lawrence County
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