Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

Population 53,188

Hamilton is located in South Lanarkshire. It was originally known as Cadzow and only when the Hamilton family was gifted land there did it become Hamilton. The family constructed many of the buildings over the years, in particular Hamilton college. It is the administrative centre for South Lanarkshire.

This type of city-sized town is extremely mixed in terms of demographics. There are particularly wide ranges of people, housing and activities. The number of older couples with no children is higher than average in this group. There is a mix of professional and non-professional jobs, and part-time and self-employment are both important for a significant proportion of residents. Socioeconomic status is higher than in other kinds of city-sized town and there is a mix of professionals and nonprofessionals, those with higher and lower educational attainment. 1 What's this?

Hamilton is an interdependent town. 2 What's this?

Its most similar town is Cumbernauld. 3 What's this?

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Interdependent
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Number of jobs

4
Type average 4

Diversity of jobs

-2
Type average 2

Distance travelled to work

4
Type average 1

Number of public sector jobs

-4
Type average 0

Number of hospitals

-4
Type average -5

Number of GP's and dentists

0
Type average -2

Number of children in primary schools

0
Type average 0

Number of children in secondary schools

-2
Type average -2

Distance travelled to study

2
Type average 2

Number of shops

2
Type average 1

Diversity of retail offer

6
Type average 6

Number of charities

Type average -2
Dependent
Interdependent
Independent

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Public

Education (% all people aged 16 and over)

  No education Standard grade or equivalent Higher grade or equivalent HNC, HND, SVQ4 Degree or higher degree
Hamilton 30.48 23.3 13.64 10.63 21.95

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