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Population in 2012: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 

Males: 39  (70.8%)
Females: 17  (29.2%)

Median resident age:  54.6 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69040, 69045.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,041 (it was $16,667 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$45,041
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,480

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,581 (it was $13,900 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$38,581
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $33,750; Detached houses: $33,750

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  • White alone - 54 (94.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamlet: 72.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.6%), Irish (16.0%), Swedish (9.4%), United States (7.5%), Scottish (6.6%), French (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1922

Elevation: 2833 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 170 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Hamlet:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlet village:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This village:  6.9%
Nebraska:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $542 (1.4%)

Hamlet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (183.8 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (195.1 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (579.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Palisade, NE (2.7 miles ), Wauneta, NE (2.7 miles ), Hayes Center, NE (3.8 miles ), Stratton, NE (4.0 miles ), Enders, NE (4.1 miles) , Trenton, NE (4.3 miles ), Max, NE (4.6 miles) , Imperial, NE (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 101.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

Hamlet household income distribution Hamlet home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-10.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (78%)
  • Utilities (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Hamlet-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Hamlet village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamlet-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Hamlet center
On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hayes County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hamlet:

  • SUNRISE HEIGHTS OF WAUNETA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAUNETA, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlet:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 115 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 146 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Central Community College (about 155 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 183 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 187 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 193 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 202 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)

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Notable locations in Hamlet: Hamlet (A), Hamlet Elevator (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hamlet: Hamlet Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hayes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hamlet compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hamlet travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (7%)

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Religion statistics for Hamlet village (based on Hayes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.99%
Here37.0%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hayes County:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hayes County:

30.0%
State:

28.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Hamlet government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($53.57)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($53.57)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($35.71)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($71.43)

Hamlet government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($196.43)
    All Other: $2,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($53.57)
    NEC: $1,000 ($17.86)

Hamlet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($375.00)

4.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlet:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlet:

  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIOD (105.3 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN MCCOOK LLC)
  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KSWN (93.9 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN-MCCOOK, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamlet:

  • KWNB-TV (Channel 6; HAYES CENTER, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA)
  • KPNE-TV (Channel 9; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K44FN (Channel 44; MCCOOK/CULBERTSON, NE; Owner: NEBR. ED. TV COMMISSION)
  • K04HZ (Channel 4; PALISADE & HAMLET, NE; Owner: VILLAGE OF PALISADE)
  • K69BN (Channel 69; WAUNETA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • K04DN (Channel 4; WAUNETA, NE; Owner: VILLEGE OF WAUNETA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 75
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 75


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0VMP, Licensee ID: L01104599
    Grant Date: 01/18/2006, Expiration Date: 03/05/2016
    Registrant: James L Helberg, 509 Breeze St, Hamlet, NE 69040


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