West Hamlin, WV Population

Population: 696. Estimated population in July 2020: 687 (-1.3% change)
Males: 324 (46.6%), Females: 372 (53.4%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 25571

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $19,250
Median house value: $59,800

Races in West Hamlin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (30.0%), English (11.9%), Irish (8.0%), German (3.0%), Dutch (1.4%), Italian (1.3%).

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Hamlin

  • High school or higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Hamlin town

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+64.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Hamlin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Hamlin:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 26 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 43 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 82 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Hamlin:

  • ONA AIRPARK (about 11 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 14 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 23 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)
Amtrak station near West Hamlin:

  • 20 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Hamlin:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 82 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
Public primary/middle school in West Hamlin:

  • WEST HAMLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: RR 1 BOX 112; Grades: PK – 06)