Hamilton Branch, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Hamilton Branch Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Hamilton Branch Content

Also See: Local Area Photos

Hamilton Branch, California - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The Hamilton Branch Census Designated Place had a population of 560 as of July 1, 2017. Hamilton Branch ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamilton Branch is located at latitude 40.2772 and longitude -121.0961 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the Hamilton Branch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,626 feet.

The Hamilton Branch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408347) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hamilton Branch Census Designated Place is located within Chester CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamilton Branch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Hamilton Branch Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Chester CCD | Plumas County | California Counties

Search the map for:

Hamilton Branch, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 560
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 456
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 454
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 516
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $58,486
Average Household Income $96,850
Per Capita Income $43,441


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (49.5%)
Median Home Value $314,103
Average Home Value $406,910


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.0%
Households 0.64% -0.08%
Families 0.42% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Hamilton Branch, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton Branch to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1163 23rd
Population Density # 935 38th
Diversity Index # 1487 2nd
Median Household Income # 688 55th
Per Capita Income # 316 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

California Research Tools

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California Census Data
Highest or Lowest:
Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

In the very early morning hours of September 20, 2017, the eyewall of Hurricane Maria passed over the tiny island of Vieques, Puerto Rico as a Category 5 hurricane, before moving westwards to mainland Puerto Rico. Maria ravaged the 60-square mile island with sustained winds of over 150 MPH and storm surges of over 12 feet, destroying homes, local businesses and causing widespread devastation.

Learn how you can help now!