Hamlin, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Hamlin, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hamlin had a population of 1,156 as of July 1, 2018. Hamlin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamlin is located at latitude 38.2764 and longitude -82.1029 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hamlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Town of Hamlin (GNIS ID: 2390227) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hamlin is located within Carroll District (historical), a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hamlin: Hamline Church.

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Hamlin, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,156
Population in Households 1,143
Population in Familes 914
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,936
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $30,539
Average Household Income $55,191
Per Capita Income $22,976


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $81,197
Average Home Value $124,107


Total Households 471
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% -0.26%
Households 0.1% -0.3%
Families -0.04% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Hamlin, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamlin to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 139 66th
Population Density # 52 87th
Diversity Index # 237 41st
Median Household Income # 352 13th
Per Capita Income # 161 60th

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