Hamlet, NC has a population of 6,500 and is the 5,465th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,245 per sq mi which is 588% higher than the North Carolina average and 1274% higher than the national average. The median age in Hamlet is 34 which is approximately 12% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Hamlet, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 78% of Hamlet residents were born in North Carolina, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.