Hamilton County, Florida
Hamilton County is located in North Central Florida, along with Alachua, Madison, Taylor, Suwannee, Union, Bradford, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Gilchrist, Marion, and Columbia counties. Municipalities include Jasper, the county seat, Jennings, and White Springs. Hamilton County has over 14,000 inhabitants.
Leading industries in Hamilton County are public administration, trade & transportations, and professional & business services. Major private sector employers for Hamilton County are PCS Phosphate White Springs, Suwannee Valley Nursing Center, Coggins Farms, Hamilton Jai Alai & Poker, and Taylor Industrial Construction Inc. Top public sector employers include Hamilton County School District, Hamilton County Government, and Hamilton County Sheriff's Department.
Phosphate mining is a large industry in Hamilton County, employing nearly 1,000 of the 14,000 residents. The PCS Phosphate facility in White Springs produces phosphate for industrial purposes. The plant churns out over 4 million tonnes every year.
Hamilton County Florida Cities
There are 3 cities in Hamilton County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Hamilton County has a population of approximately 14,708 people. The population increased -0.6% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Hamilton County is 513.79 square miles and had a population density of 28.8 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 5,830 housing units in Hamilton County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Hamilton County has a 73.1% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Hamilton County's medium household income in 2011 was $36,683, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
23.5% of the population in Hamilton County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Hamilton County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Hamilton County
Hamilton County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Hamilton County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $111 million, Hamilton County's economic activity represents 0.02% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$8||7.1%|
Hamilton County Regional Comparisons
Hamilton County is located in North Central Florida. This region is responsible for 2.6% of Florida's economic activity. Hamilton County represents 0.7% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Hamilton Real Estate
There are 5,124 properties in Hamilton County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Commercial Property||0||0.00||4||$332,000||$51||January 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||54||$43,750||$33||January 1st, 2013||October 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Hamilton County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Hamilton County are classified as Commercial. 4 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $1,444,100. The median sales price was $332,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Hamilton County was $51 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Hamilton County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Hamilton County are classified as Residential. 54 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and October 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $2,679,800. The median sales price was $43,750. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Hamilton County was $54 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $33/ft and C Class $7/ft.
Hamilton Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||17||171,541|
|Sports & Entertaining||19||119,020|