Hamlet, NC 28345 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28345: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamlet, NC 28345

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 385
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,905
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Richmond County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.889, Longitude -79.707
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28345 has segments in 2 Counties (Richmond, Scotland).

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Hamlet, NC 28345 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,121
Population in Households 12,030
Population in Familes 9,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 4,811
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,007 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,804 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 740 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $79,125
Average Home Value $97,639


Median Household Income $32,891
Average Household Income $44,924
Per Capita Income $18,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.43%
Households -0.42% -0.39%
Families -0.58% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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, NC 28345 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28345 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina 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 # 278 64th
Population Density1 # 349 55th
Diversity Index2 # 197 75th
Median Household Income # 658 15th
Per Capita Income # 666 14th

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