Hamlin, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Hamlin, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hamlin had a population of 2,098 as of July 1, 2019. 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 32.8848 and longitude -100.1265 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamlin 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.


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Hamlin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hamlin, TX Housing Affordability Index is 311
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hamlin, TX Wealth Index is 60
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,098
Population in Households 2,072
Population in Familes 1,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density 397
Diversity Index1 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,581
Average Household Income $59,687
Per Capita Income $22,612
Wealth Index3 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 557 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $62,414
Housing Affordability Index2 311
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.13% -0.22%
Households -0.32% -0.3%
Families -0.27% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Hamlin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamlin to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 709 59th
Population Density # 1280 27th
Diversity Index # 364 79th
Median Household Income # 1251 28th
Per Capita Income # 1020 42nd

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