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People

Total Population 1,643
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 529
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,554
% Above Poverty Level 72.7%
% Below Poverty Level 27.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $516
Median House Value $83,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 14.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hamlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 25523
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.278
Longitude -82.103

Hamlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAMLIN
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station MADISON 3 NNW
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station HOGSETT R C BYRD DAM
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sweetland (25523)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barboursville 4,078 $45,333
Hurricane 6,388 $71,750
Milton 2,557 $50,066
Nitro 6,711 $51,006
St. Albans 10,882 $56,691
West Hamlin 875 $15,114

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hamlin Public Libraries

Library
Hamlin-lincoln Cnty Public Library
7999 LYNN AVENUE
Hamlin, West Virginia
(304) 824-5481

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Hamlin High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HAMLIN HIGH SCHOOL
8130 COURT AVE.
304-824-3036
Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

YEAGER CAREER CENTER
10 MARLAND AVE
304-824-5449
A Vocational School

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