West Hamlin, WV

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West Hamlin Profile


Overview

West Hamlin is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 728 people and just one neighborhood, West Hamlin is the 168th largest community in West Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, West Hamlin is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.26% of the West Hamlin workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, West Hamlin is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Hamlin who work in maintenance occupations (19.08%), sales jobs (18.50%), and office and administrative support (13.87%).

Of important note, West Hamlin is also a town of artists. West Hamlin has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Hamlin’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) West Hamlin has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. West Hamlin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in West Hamlin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, West Hamlin may be for you.

One downside of living in West Hamlin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In West Hamlin, the average commute to work is 30.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

West Hamlin is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

West Hamlin Demographics

In West Hamlin, just 6.11% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Hamlin in 2010 was $15,787, which is low income relative to West Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,148 for a family of four. However, West Hamlin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. West Hamlin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call West Hamlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Hamlin residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in West Hamlin include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in West Hamlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Hamlin 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 2.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Hamlin 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 14.86

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West Hamlin 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Quality

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LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to West Virginia

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Better than of WV school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WV* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Duval Pk-8 School
5304 Straight Fork Road
Griffithsville, WV 25521
PK-08
Guyan Valley Middle School
5312 Mcclellan Highway
Branchland, WV 25506
06-08
Hamlin Pk-8 School
8130 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
PK-08
Harts Pk-8 School
1246 Mcclellan Highway
Harts, WV 25524
PK-08
Lincoln County High School
81 Lincoln Panther Way
Hamlin, WV 25523
09-12
Midway Elementary School
267 Midway Road
Alum Creek, WV 25003
PK-05
Ranger Elementary School
59 Vanatters Creek
Ranger, WV 25557
PK-05
West Hamlin Elementary School
114 Dairy Road
West Hamlin, WV 25571
PK-05
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School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

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