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, Hamlin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hamlin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hamlin is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamlin who work in office and administrative support (18.11%), food service (8.38%), and personal care services (7.97%).
In Hamlin, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Hamlin who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.76% of the adults in Hamlin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hamlin in 2010 was $21,510, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,040 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.