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Hamlin is a city in Jones County, in the Abilene metro area. (The community straddles Fisher and Jones counties.; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Hamlin is 32.884N. The longitude is -100.126W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,722 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,096.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jones County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79520 ZIP code.
9% of Hamlin residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamlin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamlin was $13,308, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Hamlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hamlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.
Jones County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamlin political report.
The average commute time for Hamlin workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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