Hamlin, Maine

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Population in 2010: 219. Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 107  (48.9%)
Females: 112  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  54.8 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04785.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,632 (it was $32,625 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$44,632
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,200 (it was $13,600 in 2000)

Hamlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,597 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$107,597
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,039; Detached houses: $133,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,405; In 2-unit structures: $202,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,654; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,247; Mobile homes: $46,901; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,366
  • Races in Hamlin, ME (2010)

    Hamlin races chart
    • 20694.1%White alone
    • 73.2%Asian alone
    • 52.3%Two or more races
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamlin: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (71.2%), English (9.3%), French Canadian (9.3%), Irish (9.3%), United States (3.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 537 feet

Land area: 23.3 square miles.

Population density: 9.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamlin,ME real estate house value index trend

Hamlin, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Hamlin:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlin town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

31 residents are foreign born (12.1% North America).

This town:

12.1%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hamlin, Maine as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamlin to the number of sex offenders is 219 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hamlin town:  1.3% ($825)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Hamlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (264.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (366.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (525.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Van Buren, ME (2.6 miles ), Caswell, ME (2.8 miles ), Loring AFB, ME (3.3 miles ), Limestone, ME (3.5 miles ), Stockholm, ME (3.8 miles ), New Sweden, ME (3.9 miles ), Caribou, ME (4.2 miles ), Grand Isle, ME (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 47.09 N, Longitude: 67.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Gasoline stations (10%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (42%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Rail transportation (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Gasoline stations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (22%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Hamlin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hamlin, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hamlin-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from Hamlin center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 382.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 308.2 miles away from Hamlin center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamlin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamlin:

  • BORDERVIEW REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, ME)
  • L'ACADIE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, ME)
  • VAN BUREN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlin:

  • University of Maine (about 157 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 163 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 201 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 213 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 260 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 265 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 265 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Church in Hamlin: Saint Joseph Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hammond Brook (A), Martin Brook (B), Boney Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
9 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.4
Maine average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamlin town (based on Aroostook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Hamlin fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2004 07:00 AM, Us-1a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 1998 00:05 AM, Us-1a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 6, 1991 08:00 PM, 1a, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1985 00:30 AM, 63446345, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 27, 1983 01:15 AM, 63406341, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,557Total average daily traffic
  • 124Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,336Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1VNZ, Licensee ID: L01632649, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Theodore L Andrews, Registrant: Theodore L Andrews, 1664 Hamlin Rd, Hamlin, ME 04785

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (28%)

Hamlin compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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