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Population in 2012: 6,620 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 

Males: 2,982  (45.1%)
Females: 3,638  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28345.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,445 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$32,445
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,035

Hamlet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,190 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$86,190
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,823; Detached houses: $93,120; In 2-unit structures: $78,234; Mobile homes: $34,056; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,893

Median gross rent in 2012: $512.

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  • White alone - 3,497 (53.4%)
  • Black alone - 2,285 (34.9%)
  • Hispanic - 400 (6.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 203 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 90 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.2%)

Races in Hamlet detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamlet: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.8%), United States (9.7%), German (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), Irish (5.0%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 5.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,312 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hamlet:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlet city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

397 residents are foreign born

This city:  6.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Hamlet, North Carolina as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamlet to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,274 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,030 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (46.4 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (67.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (433.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dobbins Heights, NC (1.2 miles ), East Rockingham, NC (2.0 miles ), Rockingham, NC (2.2 miles ), Cordova, NC (2.6 miles ), Old Hundred, NC (2.8 miles ), Gibson, NC (3.2 miles ), Wallace, SC (3.3 miles) , Ellerbe, NC (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.89 N, Longitude: 79.71 W

Area code: 910

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Crime rates in Hamlet by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001022300010
per 100,000 0.00.016.70.033.733.752.50.00.00.015.20.0
Rapes 022141212244
per 100,000 0.032.233.416.867.416.835.017.434.734.960.861.0
Robberies 91095101210152113814
per 100,000 147.1160.8150.283.9168.6202.0175.0260.9364.3227.1121.6213.5
Assaults 142622233129251323382523
per 100,000 228.8418.0367.1386.0522.7488.2437.4226.1399.0663.8380.1350.7
Burglaries 14010410012492107145143202191127172
per 100,000 2287.61672.01668.62080.91551.21801.32537.22487.43504.53336.21931.02622.8
Thefts 230224217231229245202254252302251235
per 100,000 3758.23601.33620.93876.53861.14124.63534.64418.24372.05275.13816.33583.4
Auto thefts 232421181633151118151726
per 100,000 375.8385.9350.4302.1269.8555.6262.5191.3312.3262.0258.5396.5
Arson 1242237761532
per 100,000 16.332.266.733.633.750.5122.5121.8104.1262.045.630.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 448.0467.9487.4458.7584.1598.1638.0524.2689.1722.7520.5563.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hamlet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Hamlet, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,168 (-16.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Hamlet, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Hamlet-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Hamlet city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamlet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.8 miles away from Hamlet center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Coltrane - (1926-1967), tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, Frederick C. Branch - Solider, Louis Breeden - Player of football, Melvin Ingram - College football player, Mike Quick - Football player, Perry Williams (cornerback) - Football player, Billy Harris (baseball) - Baseball player, Oscar Sturgis - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hamlet:

  • DIALYSIS CARE OF RICHMOND COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, 771 CHERAW ROAD)
  • SANDHILLS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1000 WEST HAMLET AVENUE)
  • RICHMOND PINES HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, HIGHWAY 177 S BOX 1489)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamlet, NC

Amtrak station:

HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.hamletnc.org/coh/index.html

College/University in Hamlet:

  • Richmond Community College (Full-time enrollment: 988; Location: 1042 W Hamlet Ave; Public; Website: www.richmondcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlet:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 32 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,818)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 46 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 48 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Francis Marion University (about 48 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 65 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 66 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)

Private elementary/middle schools in Hamlet:

  • SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 518 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • OUTREACH CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES (Students: 71; Location: 440 BATTLEY DAIRY RD; Grades: PK - 5)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • All Saints' Episcopal Church 217 Henderson St. Hamlet, North Carolina 28345 across from the town library

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Churches in Hamlet include: Zion Church (A), Fellowship Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: City Lake (A), Kinsman Lake (B), Hamlet City Lake (C), Richmond Technical Institute Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Somerset Court Of Hamlet (632 Freeman Mill Road).

 
Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamlet and their reported violations in the past:

GRACE CHAPEL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
MARK`S CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hamlet, NC

115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
11 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Hamlet compared to North Carolina state average:

Hamlet, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Hamlet (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hamlet Branch at 8 Raleigh Street, branch established on 1960/06/10. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Fidelity Bank: Hamlet Branch at 111 Raleigh Street, branch established on 1960/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hamlet Branch at 114 Main Street, branch established on 1973/07/16. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hamlet travel time to work - commute


Hamlet mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hamlet city (based on Richmond County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.81%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents44.6%27.6%6.2%5.4%2.7%
Congregations26.1%21.6%9.0%8.1%7.2%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.6%1.8%1.6%1.5%6.0%
Congregations3.6%0.9%2.7%3.6%17.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Richmond County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Richmond County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Richmond County:

10.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

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
Financial Administration 4$11,648$34,9440$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,871$41,6130$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$50,346$33,5640$0
Police - Other 4$9,102$27,3060$0
Firefighters 11$34,589$37,7330$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,616
Streets and Highways 3$9,009$36,0360$0
Solid Waste Management 13$26,488$24,4500$0
Sewerage 7$16,435$28,1740$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,486$26,9160$0
Water Supply 8$19,151$28,7270$0
Other and Unallocable 8$18,952$28,4280$0
Totals for Government 82$214,077$31,3281$1,616

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($8.46)
    General: $23,000 ($3.47)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,875,000 ($283.23)
    Sewerage: $1,190,000 ($179.76)
    Police Protection: $991,000 ($149.70)
    Liquor Stores: $607,000 ($91.69)
    Fire Protection: $535,000 ($80.82)
    Water Utilities: $510,000 ($77.04)
    Regular Highways: $450,000 ($67.98)
    Central Staff Services: $430,000 ($64.95)
    General - Other: $251,000 ($37.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($28.10)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($19.18)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($11.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($29.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $74,000 ($11.18)
    Health: $4,000 ($0.60)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $5,000 ($0.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($16.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($15.26)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($6.65)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($1.66)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($1.36)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,453,000 ($370.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($9.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,534,000 ($231.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($30.21)
    All Other: $163,000 ($24.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $99,000 ($14.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $349,000 ($52.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $767,000 ($115.86)
    All Other: $32,000 ($4.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $105,000 ($15.86)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($5.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $658,000 ($99.40)
    Liquor Stores: $615,000 ($92.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,469,000 ($221.90)
    Highways: $236,000 ($35.65)
    General Support: $193,000 ($29.15)
  • Tax - Property: $1,289,000 ($194.71)
    NEC: $69,000 ($10.42)
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000 ($3.02)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,106,000 ($167.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,231,000 ($488.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,511,000 ($379.31)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,001,000 ($151.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $466,000 ($70.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $254,000 ($38.37)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($15.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,298,000 ($196.07)

4.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scotland County, NC  0.42% ($29,094 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.33% ($27,700)
from Anson County, NC  0.23% ($25,441)


5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Moore County, NC  0.59% ($47,989 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.36% ($24,778)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.28% ($25,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlet:

  • WKDX (1250 AM; 1 kW; HAMLET, NC; Owner: THE MCLAURIN GROUP)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAYN (900 AM; 1 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlet:

  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)

TV broadcast stations around Hamlet:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hamlet, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 32
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Hamlet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 41,680
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,093

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamlet)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hamlet, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamlet)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2357H , Serial Number: 2982, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Billy Bledsoe, 135 Wellington Dr, Hamlet, NC 28345
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4106U , Serial Number: 15060106, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Neal, 300 Clay St, Hamlet, NC 28345


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Hamlet, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Burger King1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Hardee's1
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