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The City of Hamlin had a population of 2,011 as of July 1, 2017. Hamlin ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamlin is located at latitude 32.89 and longitude -100.1325 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Hamlin are located in Jones County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fisher County.

The City of Hamlin (GNIS ID: 2410695) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hamlin is located within Hamlin Division of Jones County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamlin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hamlin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,011
Daytime Population: Workers 463
Daytime Population: Residents 1,187
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,650
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,985
Population in Familes 1,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 380
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $40,119
Average Household Income $56,119
Per Capita Income $21,907


Total Housing Units 1,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 276 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $40,476
Average Home Value $65,138


Total Households 765
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 533
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.75% -0.55%
Households -0.9% -0.61%
Families -0.85% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Hamlin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamlin to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 711 59th
Population Density # 1295 26th
Diversity Index # 368 79th
Median Household Income # 1193 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1034 41st

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