Hamlin, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 
Males: 23  (51.7%)
Females: 22  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66434

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,914 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$51,914
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,104 (it was $14,813 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $34,806 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$34,806
KS:

$144,900
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  • Races in Hamlin, KS (2010)

    Hamlin races chart
    • 4189.1%White alone
    • 48.7%Hispanic
    • 12.2%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamlin: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (31.6%), German (15.8%), Belgian (5.3%), Scottish (5.3%), Swedish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hamlin:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlin city:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 4.8%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hamlin, Kansas as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamlin to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,195 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $342 (1.2%)

Hamlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (43.4 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (81.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (436.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Morrill, KS (1.9 miles ), Reserve, KS (2.3 miles) , Hiawatha, KS (2.6 miles ), Fairview, KS (2.7 miles ), Sabetha, KS (3.0 miles ), Preston, NE (3.2 miles) , Falls City, NE (3.2 miles ), Powhattan, KS (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 95.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Hamlin household income distribution Hamlin home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+96.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hamlin, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Hamlin-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Hamlin city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 427.1 miles away from Hamlin center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 380.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from Hamlin center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Hamlin:

  • HIAWATHA PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • NORTHEAST KANSAS MULTI COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • HIAWATHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • OAK RIDGE ACRES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • FOUNTAIN VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • LAKESIDE TERRACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • KANSAS DIALYSIS SERVICES - SABETHA (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SABETHA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlin:

  • Highland Community College (about 20 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 47 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 50 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Washburn University (about 62 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Grantham University (about 69 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • University of Kansas (about 70 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Park University (about 72 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

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Notable location: Agricultural Partners Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Brown 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 2016: 29.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Kansas average:

11.2

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

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Religion statistics for Hamlin city (based on Brown County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,12318
Evangelical Protestant96912
Catholic9003
Other2591
Black Protestant1241
None4,609-
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: 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

13.4%
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

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Nemaha County, KS  0.55% ($24,333 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.52% ($33,550)
from Atchison County, KS  0.39% ($35,867)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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 Nemaha County, KS  0.55% ($35,333 average AGI)
to Jackson County, KS  0.50% ($25,579)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($26,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamlin:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Hamlin compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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