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Hamlet is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,620 111th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.3 129th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,233.9 75th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 26th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.9% 34th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.8% 56th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.3% 109th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.2% 134th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 55.2% 107th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 36.6% 30th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 5th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 123rd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 118th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 84th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.2% 72nd 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.8% 101st 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.9% 32nd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.3% 88th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,858 119th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.0% 96th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,316 127th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.3% 71st 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $85,300 141st $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.8 26th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $16,199 137th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $33,340 117th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.1% 38th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hamlet Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 563 112th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $49,769 107th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,571 99th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $3,880 110th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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