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Hamlet is a city in Richmond County, in the Rockingham metro area.
The community was named for its size
The latitude of Hamlet is 34.884N. The longitude is -79.694W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 299 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,866.
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4% of Hamlet residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamlet ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamlet was $14,764, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hamlet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Hamlet include Main Street Commercial Historic District (Hamlet) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hamlet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Libraries in Hamlet include Hamlet Public Library ... View libraries
Richmond County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamlet political report.
The average commute time for Hamlet workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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