Hamlet, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 6,513 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 2,877  (44.2%)
Females: 3,636  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28345.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,926 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$34,926
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,477 (it was $14,764 in 2000)

Hamlet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,520 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Hamlet:

$92,520
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Hamlet, NC (2013)

    Hamlet races chart
    • 3,69155.0%White alone
    • 2,32934.7%Black alone
    • 2764.1%Hispanic
    • 2423.6%Two or more races
    • 971.4%American Indian alone
    • 590.9%Asian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamlet: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.7%), English (10.6%), Irish (7.4%), German (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 5.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,290 people per square mile   (low).

Hamlet,NC real estate house value index trend

Hamlet, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Hamlet:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlet city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

242 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,309 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $983 (1.1%)

Hamlet satellite photo by USGS

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

Hamlet household income distribution Hamlet home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamlet by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0102230001010
per 100,000 0.016.70.033.733.752.50.00.00.015.20.015.10.0
Rapes 2214121224412
per 100,000 32.233.416.867.416.835.017.434.734.960.861.015.130.2
Robberies 1095101210152113814910
per 100,000 160.8150.283.9168.6202.0175.0260.9364.3227.1121.6213.5135.8151.2
Assaults 26222331292513233825233819
per 100,000 418.0367.1386.0522.7488.2437.4226.1399.0663.8380.1350.7573.6287.4
Burglaries 10410012492107145143202191127172123134
per 100,000 1,672.01,668.62,080.91,551.21,801.32,537.22,487.43,504.53,336.21,931.02,622.81,856.62,026.6
Thefts 224217231229245202254252302251235191160
per 100,000 3,601.33,620.93,876.53,861.14,124.63,534.64,418.24,372.05,275.13,816.33,583.42,883.02,419.8
Auto thefts 2421181633151118151726713
per 100,000 385.9350.4302.1269.8555.6262.5191.3312.3262.0258.5396.5105.7196.6
Arson 24223776153225
per 100,000 32.266.733.633.750.5122.5121.8104.1262.045.630.530.275.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 467.9487.4458.7584.1598.1638.0524.2689.1722.7520.5563.8469.9397.0

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,168 (-16.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

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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 near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city 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 the city 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 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 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 172.3 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).
Hamlet topographic map

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 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

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.7% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for American Indian residents, 44.7% for other race residents, 18.4% 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
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, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

12.4

Hamlet travel time to work - commute Hamlet mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Richmond County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

30.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.6%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hamlet:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamlet:

36.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamlet, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,537$34,8890$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,684$50,7360$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$55,095$36,7300$0
Police - Other 4$9,768$29,3040$0
Firefighters 13$49,910$46,0711$248
Fire - Other 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Streets and Highways 14$35,493$30,4230$0
Solid Waste Management 11$20,832$22,7260$0
Sewerage 6$16,926$33,8520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,327$31,9622$883
Water Supply 9$24,451$32,6010$0
Other and Unallocable 5$11,314$27,1548$2,805
Totals for Government 91$258,533$34,09211$3,936

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($8.60)
    General: $23,000 ($3.53)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,875,000 ($287.89)
    Sewerage: $1,190,000 ($182.71)
    Police Protection: $991,000 ($152.16)
    Liquor Stores: $607,000 ($93.20)
    Fire Protection: $535,000 ($82.14)
    Water Utilities: $510,000 ($78.30)
    Regular Highways: $450,000 ($69.09)
    Central Staff Services: $430,000 ($66.02)
    General - Other: $251,000 ($38.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($28.56)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($19.50)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($11.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($29.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $74,000 ($11.36)
    Health: $4,000 ($0.61)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($16.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($15.51)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($6.76)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($1.69)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($1.38)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,453,000 ($376.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($10.13)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,534,000 ($235.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($30.71)
    All Other: $163,000 ($25.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $99,000 ($15.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $349,000 ($53.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $767,000 ($117.76)
    All Other: $32,000 ($4.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $105,000 ($16.12)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($5.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $658,000 ($101.03)
    Liquor Stores: $615,000 ($94.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,469,000 ($225.55)
    Highways: $236,000 ($36.24)
    General Support: $193,000 ($29.63)
  • Tax - Property: $1,289,000 ($197.91)
    NEC: $69,000 ($10.59)
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000 ($3.07)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,106,000 ($169.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,231,000 ($496.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,511,000 ($385.54)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,001,000 ($153.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $466,000 ($71.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $254,000 ($39.00)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($16.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,298,000 ($199.29)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Moore County, NC  0.47% ($26,529 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.38% ($30,877)
from Anson County, NC  0.21% ($27,774)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Moore County, NC  0.53% ($35,190 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($28,553)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.21% ($18,677)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hamlet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 190m623ftTotal length
  • 226,270Total average daily traffic
  • 26,748Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 222000-2009
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

101 (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:

17 (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:

37 (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:

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 , Serial Number: 15060106, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Neal, 300 Clay St, Hamlet, NC 28345

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
Businesses in Hamlet, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Advance Auto Parts1Toyota1
Burger King1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Hardee's1

Hamlet compared to North Carolina 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below 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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