Hamlin, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,119. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,100 (-1.7% change)
Males: 498 (44.5%), Females: 621 (55.5%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 25523

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $22,143 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,700 (year 2000)

Races in Hamlin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (22.9%), Irish (8.3%), English (7.7%), German (6.7%), Dutch (2.7%), Polish (1.3%).

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hamlin

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlin town

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hamlin:

  • PUTNAM GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; HURRICANE, WV)
  • H/S REHAB HOSPITAL OF HUNTINGTON (about 21 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • THREE GABLES SURGERY CENTER, LLC (about 22 miles; PROCTORVILLE, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamlin:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 32 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 37 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 77 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamlin:

  • ONA AIRPARK (about 13 miles; MILTON, WV; ID: 12V)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 18 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: I41)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 28 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; ID: HTW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlin:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 38 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 79 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)

Schools

Public high schools in Hamlin:

  • HAMLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 8130 COURT AVE.; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • YEAGER CAREER CENTER (Location: 10 MARLAND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Hamlin:

  • HAMLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: PARK AVE.; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Hamlin:

  • HAMLIN-LINCOLN CNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $204,520; Location: 7999 LYNN AVENUE; 49,418 books; 534 audio materials; 980 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)