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The Town of Hamlet had a population of 762 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hamlet is located at latitude 41.3794 and longitude -86.5832 in Starke County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hamlet (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Starke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Town of Hamlet (GNIS ID: 2396983) 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.

The Town of Hamlet is located within Township of Davis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Starke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamlet population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hamlet, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 762
Population in Households 762
Population in Familes 647
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 790
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $178,125


Median Household Income $38,747
Average Household Income $46,111
Per Capita Income $17,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.48%
Households -0.76% -0.5%
Families -0.65% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hamlet, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamlet to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 396 42nd
Population Density1 # 505 26th
Diversity Index2 # 251 63rd
Median Household Income # 557 18th
Per Capita Income # 650 5th

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