Demographics

People

Total Population1,533
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens20.2%
Employed Population 16+469
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married34.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6%
Median Earnings25+$24,258
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,888

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,688
% Above Poverty Level68.9%
% Below Poverty Level31.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$621
Median House Value$85,300

Ancestry

Irish11%
German9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.4%
English7%
Italian2.3%
Dutch1.2%
Polish1%
Scottish0.7%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Swiss0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
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Hamlin Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLincoln County
Standard Zip Codes25523
Phone Area Codes3,04,681
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
Barboursville4,185$53,269
Hurricane6,477$68,906
Milton2,612$52,440
Nitro6,201$57,966
St. Albans10,442$59,792
West Hamlin713$42,222

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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