Hamlet demographics profile

StatisticHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,24518191
Median age33.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%43%43%
Speak English91%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Hamlet is 588% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Hamlet is 12% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Hamlet 53.40% of the population is White.
  • In Hamlet 38.35% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hamlet 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Hamlet population breakdown by race

RaceHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American38.35%21.50%12.63%
American Indian1.68%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race6.23%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.34%3.01%4.75%
In Hamlet, 7.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hamlet, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).