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Demographics

People

Total Population1,531
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+495
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married42.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,129
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,979

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,661
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$533
Median House Value$87,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18%
Irish13%
German9.5%
English7.1%
Dutch2.1%
Italian1.9%
Scottish0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Polish0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Swiss0.2%
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Hamlin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes25523
Phone Area Codes304,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.27
Approximate Longitude-82.1

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)

StationHAMLIN
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 90 F
Oct Temp39 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationMADISON 3 NNW
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationHOGSETT R C BYRD DAM
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp39 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barboursville4,162$45,069
Hurricane6,460$68,036
Milton2,571$50,927
Nitro6,505$61,930
St. Albans10,788$62,067
West Hamlin747$0

Hamlin Public Libraries

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

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Hamlin Public Schools

Hamlin Pk-8
8130 Court Street, 8130 Court Ave
ZIP: 25523
(304) 824-3036
Primary
Total Enrollment 554
Lincoln County High School
81 Lincoln Panther Way
ZIP: 25523
(304) 824-6000
High
Total Enrollment 918
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