For population 25 years and over in Hamlet:
For population 15 years and over in Hamlet city:
47 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $916 (1.1%)
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 ), Gibson, NC (3.2 miles ), Wallace, SC (3.3 miles ), Ellerbe, NC (3.6 miles ), Hoffman, NC (3.7 miles ), Laurinburg, NC (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.89 N, Longitude: 79.71 W
Area code: 910
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Crime in Hamlet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -1,168 (-16.3%).
Work and jobs in Hamlet: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hamlet, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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.
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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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlet:
Public elementary/middle schools in Hamlet:
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Private elementary/middle schools in Hamlet:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamlet and their reported violations in the past:GRACE CHAPEL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MARK`S CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 29.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.9% for Black residents, 40.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 65.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
11 people in homes for the mentally ill
Hamlet compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Hamlet (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Hamlet (based on Richmond County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamlet government finances in 2002:
4.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,369 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,665 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Hamlet, North Carolina:
See more detailed statistics of Hamlet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $347,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,432
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamlet)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:71 (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:6 (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:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamlet)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.