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Hamlet, NC
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Hamlet profile

Living in Hamlet

Hamlet is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,973 people and three associated neighborhoods, Hamlet is the 140th largest community in North Carolina.

The population of Hamlet has a very low overall level of education: only 8.42% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Hamlet in 2018 was $22,107, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,428 for a family of four. However, Hamlet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hamlet is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hamlet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hamlet residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hamlet include English, German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Hamlet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.