Hamilton county is located close to the center of Indiana. Hamilton county has 394.27 square miles of land area and 8.17 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hamilton county population is 289,722, which has grown 58.54% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hamilton county median household income is $84,635 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.16% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 17.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hamilton county median house value is $218,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.09% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 30.12% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hamilton county is much better than the state average in quality. The Hamilton county area codes are 317, 765.
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