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Hamden is a town in Delaware County.
The community was named for Hampden County, MA.
The latitude of Hamden is 42.191N. The longitude is -74.995W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,280.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware 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 13782 ZIP code.
13% of Hamden residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamden was $19,754, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Hamden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hamden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $798.
Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamden political report.
The average commute time for Hamden workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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