Hamlet is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,318, it is the 123rd largest city in North Carolina and the 4182nd largest city in the United States. Hamlet is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,495 in 2010. Hamlet reached it's highest population of 6,566 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Hamlet has a population density of 1,210 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hamlet is $46,676 with a poverty rate of 24.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $586 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Hamlet is 35.9 years, 35.9 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.