Data & Resources
Access to accurate, up-to-date information is critical to making educated decisions. The HCDA understands businesses rely heavily on data as they seek to choose the best site for their location or expansion. The data below offers information for you to see all that Florida’s Front Porch has to offer and how we can help your business succeed.
The 30 minute region for Hamilton County is defined as the following counties: Columbia County, Florida; Hamilton County, Florida; Madison County, Florida; Suwannee County, Florida; Echols County, Georgia; Lowndes County, Georgia. All information unless otherwise noted is sourced from JobsEQ updated July 2019.
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|30 Minute Radius of Hamilton County Population||
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|60 Minute Radius of Hamilton County Population||
|Population with Associate’s Degree or Higher (30 minute region)||
|Advanced Industry Employment (defined by Brookings Institute)||
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Hamilton County offers six post-secondary educational institutions within 60 minutes of the county, with more than 20,000 enrolled students offering diplomas, degrees and certificates. Learn more about our education partners below.
- Valdosta, Georgia – 33.3 miles
- 11,341 students
- Madison, Florida – 27.8 miles
- 1,367 students
- Valdosta, Georgia – 39.1 miles
- 3,936 students
- Live Oak, Florida – 15.7 miles
- 173 students
In the 60-minute region surrounding Hamilton County, there are six higher education institutions with more than 20,000 students enrolled awarding more than 6,100 certificates and degrees.
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