Hamlet, Indiana

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Hamlet, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Hamlet, Indiana

Comparing Hamlet to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 5
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2

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Hamlet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of South Bend, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Starke
Standard Zip Codes 46532
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.547
Longitude -86.582

Hamlet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LA PORTE
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Hamlet Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 820 100%
Male 417 50.9%
Female 403 49.1%
Under 18 253 30.9%
18+ 567 69.1%
65+ 66 8%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.08
White 804 98%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.3%

Estimated Hamlet Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 768
Growth -52
Growth % -6.3%

Hamlet Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.6%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 11.1%
English 5.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
Scottish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Italian 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Ukrainian 2.6%
Polish 2.3%
Danish 1.3%
European 1.1%
Dutch 1%
French Canadian 1%
Hungarian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamlet 820 $36,389
Kingsbury 229 $53,438
Kingsford Heights 1,453 $34,000
La Porte 21,621 $45,784
New Carlisle 1,505 $45,147
North Liberty 1,402 $44,145
Walkerton 2,274 $42,407
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Hamlet High Schools (2004)

5990 N 750 E
Serves 334 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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