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Hamilton Square, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Hamilton Square Census Designated Place had a population of 12,461 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton Square is located at latitude 40.225 and longitude -74.6505 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Hamilton Square Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Hamilton Square Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583998) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hamilton Square Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hamilton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mercer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamilton Square population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamilton Square: Crossroads in Nottingham Township, Nottingham Square.

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Hamilton Square, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,461
Population in Households 12,327
Population in Familes 11,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 2,869
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 4,480
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,670
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,214 (90.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $330,620
Average Home Value $342,270


Median Household Income $107,613
Average Household Income $122,530
Per Capita Income $43,998
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.14%
Households -0.18% -0.03%
Families -0.15% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hamilton Square, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton Square to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 82nd
Population Density1 # 235 57th
Diversity Index2 # 394 28th
Median Household Income # 110 80th
Per Capita Income # 178 68th

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