For population 25 years and over in West Hamlin:
For population 15 years and over in West Hamlin town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $307 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (15.8 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (125.4 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hamlin, WV (2.2 miles ), Barboursville, WV (3.2 miles ), Milton, WV (3.3 miles ), Culloden, WV (3.4 miles ), Pea Ridge, WV (3.4 miles ), Hurricane, WV (3.7 miles ), Wayne, WV (3.8 miles ), Proctorville, OH (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 82.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+64.9%).
Work and jobs in West Hamlin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Hamlin, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Hamlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the West 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 18.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West 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 95.3 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 92.2 miles away from West Hamlin center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 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 79.0 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 77.1 miles away from West Hamlin center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near West Hamlin:
Amtrak station near West Hamlin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Hamlin:
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Public elementary/middle school in West Hamlin:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in West Hamlin and their reported violations in the past:WEST HAMLIN, CITY OF (Population served: 2240, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.5%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
West Hamlin compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in West Hamlin (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for West Hamlin (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:
West Hamlin government finances 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 West Hamlin:
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TV broadcast stations around West Hamlin:
West Hamlin fatal accident list:
Aug 1, 2008 00:15 AM, Cr-10/6, Lat: 38.289803, Lon: -82.195544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Dec 10, 2007 05:29 PM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 2006 03:26 PM, Sr-10, Diary Rd, Lat: 38.290225, Lon: -82.191589, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 2000 12:24 AM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1998 10:00 AM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1976 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $414,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 604
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 7,777
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Hamlin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Hamlin)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Hamlin, WV