For population 25 years and over in Hamlin:
For population 15 years and over in Hamlin town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $408 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (20.0 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (127.5 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: West Hamlin, WV (2.2 miles ), Salt Rock, WV (2.6 miles ), Culloden, WV (3.1 miles ), Milton, WV (3.3 miles ), Hurricane, WV (3.4 miles ), Barboursville, WV (3.7 miles ), Tornado, WV (3.8 miles ), Teays Valley, WV (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 82.11 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Crime rates in Hamlin (2012):
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.5%).
Work and jobs in Hamlin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hamlin, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hamlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Hamlin town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hamlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Hamlin center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Hamlin center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: J. S. Pridemore - Politician.
Hospital/medical center in Hamlin:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hamlin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlin:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 24.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Hamlin compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Hamlin (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Hamlin town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.13%
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): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamlin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Hamlin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Hamlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,901 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:
5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,528 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlin:
Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlin:
TV broadcast stations around Hamlin:
Hamlin fatal accident list:
Jan 9, 2011 09:50 AM, Cr-32, Lat: 38.2614, Lon: -82.08267778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 2011 03:13 PM, 7, Lat: 38.24028056, Lon: -82.12861111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 2011 08:39 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 38.33721944, Lon: -82.05778056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 14, 2009 05:15 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 38.32556389, Lon: -82.05903056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 14, 2001 01:15 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1999 01:20 AM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 50
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamlin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamlin)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamlin, WV