Hampton Beach, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hampton Beach, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Hampton Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 2,267 as of July 1, 2016. Hampton Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hampton Beach is located at latitude 42.914 and longitude -70.8118 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Hampton Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Hampton Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629723) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hampton Beach Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampton Beach 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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Hampton Beach, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,267
Population in Households 2,243
Population in Familes 1,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,785
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,242
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 580
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (16.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 706 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,014 (61.9%)
Median Home Value $336,260
Average Home Value $376,304


Median Household Income $53,190
Average Household Income $77,439
Per Capita Income $40,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.21%
Households 0.19% 0.35%
Families 0.71% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Hampton Beach, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton Beach to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire 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 # 39 61st
Population Density1 # 10 91st
Diversity Index2 # 38 62nd
Median Household Income # 52 47th
Per Capita Income # 9 92nd

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