Hamlin, WV 25523 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25523: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamlin, WV 25523

Acceptable Alternative
Sweetland, WV 25523

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 125
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,005
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.277, Longitude -82.099
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 25523 has segments in 2 Counties (Lincoln, Putnam).

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Hamlin, WV 25523 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,297
Population in Households 3,240
Population in Familes 2,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,333
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 911
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 956 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $78,767
Average Home Value $110,382


Median Household Income $32,700
Average Household Income $45,825
Per Capita Income $18,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.49%
Households 0.32% 0.42%
Families 0.12% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -1.76%
Per Capita Income   0.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hamlin, WV 25523 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25523 to the other 666 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 141 79th
Population Density1 # 296 56th
Diversity Index2 # 457 32nd
Median Household Income # 521 22nd
Per Capita Income # 497 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.