Hamlet, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 6,328 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 3,074  (48.6%)
Females: 3,254  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28345.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,988 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$36,988
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,982 (it was $14,764 in 2000)

Hamlet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,472 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$101,472
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $130,021; detached houses: $134,516; mobile homes: $63,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamlet: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.9%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.3% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.2% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Hamlet, NC (2019)
    • 2,97746.0%Black alone
    • 2,95145.6%White alone
    • 2413.7%Hispanic
    • 1352.1%American Indian alone
    • 801.2%Asian alone
    • 701.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Hamlet, North Carolina as of December 06, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamlet is 133 to 1.


Crime rates in Hamlet by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(33.7)
3
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.8)
1
(15.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.8)
2
(35.0)
1
(17.4)
2
(34.7)
2
(34.9)
4
(60.8)
4
(61.0)
1
(15.1)
2
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(202.0)
10
(175.0)
15
(260.9)
21
(364.3)
13
(227.1)
8
(121.6)
14
(213.5)
9
(135.8)
10
(151.2)
10
(153.9)
13
(202.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(488.2)
25
(437.4)
13
(226.1)
23
(399.0)
38
(663.8)
25
(380.1)
23
(350.7)
38
(573.6)
19
(287.4)
22
(338.6)
34
(528.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
107
(1,801)
145
(2,537)
143
(2,487)
202
(3,505)
191
(3,336)
127
(1,931)
172
(2,623)
123
(1,857)
134
(2,027)
156
(2,401)
103
(1,602)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
245
(4,125)
202
(3,535)
254
(4,418)
252
(4,372)
302
(5,275)
251
(3,816)
235
(3,583)
191
(2,883)
160
(2,420)
155
(2,385)
109
(1,695)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(555.6)
15
(262.5)
11
(191.3)
18
(312.3)
15
(262.0)
17
(258.5)
26
(396.5)
7
(105.7)
13
(196.6)
15
(230.8)
12
(186.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(50.5)
7
(122.5)
7
(121.8)
6
(104.1)
15
(262.0)
3
(45.6)
2
(30.5)
2
(30.2)
5
(75.6)
2
(30.8)
4
(62.2)
City-Data.com crime index574.6612.9503.6662.0694.3500.1541.6451.5381.4457.4429.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (7.3%), English (7.1%), European (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), Canadian (1.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 5.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,254 people per square mile   (low).

Hamlet, North Carolina map

204 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,201 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,063 (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 ),
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

Distribution of median household income in Hamlet, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hamlet, NC in 2019
Hamlet satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Historical population in Hamlet, NC
Historical housing units in Hamlet, NC
Most common industries in Hamlet, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Rail transportation (4.0%)
  • Apparel (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • Rail transportation (6.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Food (3.9%)
  • Apparel (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Hamlet, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Hamlet, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hamlet, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Hamlet-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 12% 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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Hamlet center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.6 miles away from Hamlet center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 139.8 miles away from Hamlet center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from Hamlet center
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 Hamlet center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamlet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamlet:

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

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.

College/University in Hamlet:

  • Richmond Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,106; Location: 1042 W Hamlet Ave; Public; Website: www.richmondcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hamlet:

  • Sandhills Community College (about 29 miles; Pinehurst, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,434)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 32 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Wingate University (about 43 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Stanly Community College (about 44 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Robeson Community College (about 44 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)

Public high schools in Hamlet:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hamlet:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hamlet:

  • SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 518 4TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • HAMLET PRESBYTERIAN WEEKDAY SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 200 RICE ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • OUTREACH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 61, Location: 440 BATTLEY DAIRY RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hamlet

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: John Coltrane - (1926-1967), tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, Frederick C. Branch - Solider, Louis Breeden - Football player, Melvin Ingram - College football player, Mike Quick - Football player, Perry Williams (cornerback) - Football player, Billy Harris (baseball) - Baseball player, Oscar Sturgis - Football player.

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:

JOY FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MARK`S CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hamlet:

Marital status in Hamlet, NC
  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hamlet:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hamlet
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamlet, NC (based on Richmond County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,82397
Mainline Protestant5,90838
Black Protestant3,92128
Other6293
Catholic4671
None20,037-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond County:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
North Carolina:

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

10.5%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hamlet:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamlet:

34.7%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

49.8%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamlet, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$65,675$41,4790$0
Streets and Highways 14$42,307$36,2630$0
Firefighters 13$59,494$54,9181$373
Solid Waste Management 11$24,831$27,0880$0
Water Supply 9$29,147$38,8630$0
Sewerage 6$20,176$40,3520$0
Other and Unallocable 5$13,486$32,36611$4,218
Financial Administration 5$17,328$41,5870$0
Police - Other 4$11,643$34,9290$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,120$60,4800$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,350$38,1003$1,329
Fire - Other 1$2,619$31,4280$0
Totals for Government 92$308,176$40,19715$5,920

Hamlet government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $613,000 ($96.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $472,000 ($74.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000 ($36.82)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($271.81)
    Police Protection: $1,516,000 ($239.57)
    Central Staff Services: $1,145,000 ($180.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $971,000 ($153.45)
    Sewerage: $845,000 ($133.53)
    Liquor Stores: $757,000 ($119.63)
    General Public Buildings: $149,000 ($23.55)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $115,000 ($18.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($14.70)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($9.96)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($4.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($2.37)
    General Public Building: $15,000 ($2.37)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $190,000 ($30.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($1.90)

Hamlet government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $843,000 ($133.22)
    Other: $384,000 ($60.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($52.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($8.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $198,000 ($31.29)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,664,000 ($262.96)
    Liquor Stores: $822,000 ($129.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,065,000 ($326.33)
    Highways: $200,000 ($31.61)
    Other: $84,000 ($13.27)
  • Tax - Property: $2,085,000 ($329.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $55,000 ($8.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($5.85)
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000 ($3.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.47)

Hamlet government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $342,000 ($54.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000 ($36.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000 ($17.70)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Moore County, NC  0.50% ($31,419 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, NC  0.39% ($29,534)
from Scotland County, NC  0.38% ($21,421)


5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Moore County, NC  0.62% ($37,258 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($28,851)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.26% ($32,923)
Businesses in Hamlet, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Advance Auto Parts1Toyota1
Burger King1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Hardee's1

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.)
Hamlet fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Hamlet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 381ft / 116mTotal length
  • 207,630Total average daily traffic
  • 26,861Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hamlet, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 252000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamlet, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

39 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, N4106U, N-4106U, Serial Number: 15060106, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Neal, 300 Clay St, Hamlet, NC 28345

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 55. The highest number of reported fires - 130 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamlet, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.7%), and Structure Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamlet, NC
    • 44253.7%Outside Fires
    • 28634.8%Structure Fires
    • 8410.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamlet, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamlet, NC
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamlet, NC
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 20.3%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hamlet compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Hamlet on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 (28345) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (28345) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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