Hamden, Ohio

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Hamden, Ohio

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High Points

Hamden strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 18% Hamden Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Hamden, Ohio

Comparing Hamden to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Senior Citizens 6 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Age of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Hamden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Vinton
Standard Zip Codes 45634
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.159
Longitude -82.526

Hamden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station JACKSON 3 NW
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
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Hamden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 871 100%
Male 416 47.8%
Female 455 52.2%
Under 18 213 24.5%
18+ 658 75.5%
65+ 144 16.5%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 2.92
White 846 97.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.5%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 9 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Hamden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 940
Growth 69
Growth % 7.9%

Hamden 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
US/American 52.9%
German 14.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
Irish 8.4%
English 6%
Polish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.8%
European 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hamden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dundas (45634)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamden 871 $32,083
Coalton 545 $28,333
Jackson 6,184 $33,456
McArthur 1,888 $33,026
Wellston 6,078 $34,488
Wilkesville 151 $36,875
Zaleski 375 $33,750
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