West Hamlin, West Virginia

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West Hamlin, West Virginia

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High Points

West Hamlin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% West Hamlin Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% West Hamlin Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of West Hamlin, West Virginia

Comparing West Hamlin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 4
Age of the Population 7 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 6
Portion of People Married 2 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2

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West Hamlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 25571
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.285
Longitude -82.195

West Hamlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAMLIN
Distance 4.3 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
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 22.8 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
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West Hamlin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 696 100%
Male 324 46.6%
Female 372 53.4%
Under 18 175 25.1%
18+ 521 74.9%
65+ 127 18.2%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.88
White 690 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated West Hamlin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 687
Growth -9
Growth % -1.3%

West Hamlin 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 52.8%
English 20.7%
Irish 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
German 5.3%
Dutch 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Czech 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Hamlin 696 $27,308
Barboursville 3,183 $45,167
Hamlin 1,119 $30,250
Huntington 51,475 $34,756
Hurricane 5,222 $43,155
Milton 2,206 $31,786
Wayne 1,105 $24,750
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