Hamlin is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,558 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hamlin is the 293rd largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hamlin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hamlin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamlin who work in office and administrative support (18.11%), healthcare (8.44%), and food service (7.83%).
One downside of living in Hamlin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hamlin, the average commute to work is 30.66 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Hamlin is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.93% of adults 25 and older in Hamlin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hamlin in 2010 was $21,583, which is low income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,332 for a family of four. However, Hamlin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hamlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hamlin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hamlin include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hamlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.