Skip to Main Content
Hamilton
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Hamilton is a suburb of Boston with a population of 7,617. Hamilton is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Hamilton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hamilton there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hamilton and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hamilton are highly rated.

About

About Hamilton...
Population
7,617

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$589,900
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,356
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Hamilton
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Get approval in minutes. Checking rates won't affect your credit score.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Ojo

Hamilton Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    49
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    73.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    196
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Hamilton

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$116,699
National
$69,021

Similar Places

Places like Hamilton

Hamilton Reviews

Rating 3.93 out of 5  14 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Hamilton
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

add-to-list