Approximately 170,000 people live in Hamilton, with approximately half in the East and half in the West.
The median age (half are younger, and half older, than this age) is 32.2 years for people in Hamilton City. For New Zealand as a whole, the median age is 38.0 years.
11.4 percent of people in Hamilton City are aged 65 years and over, compared with 14.3 percent of the total New Zealand population.
21.5 percent of people are aged under 15 years in Hamilton City, compared with 20.4 percent for all of New Zealand.