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Hampton, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Hampton Census Designated Place had a population of 9,457 as of July 1, 2016. Hampton 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 is located at latitude 42.9439 and longitude -70.8254 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Hampton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Hampton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378068) 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 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 population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampton: Winnecumet, Winnicumet.

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Hampton, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,457
Population in Households 9,349
Population in Familes 7,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 1,782
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,141
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,558
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,887 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,254 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $349,952
Average Home Value $365,298


Median Household Income $73,599
Average Household Income $100,095
Per Capita Income $44,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% 0.54%
Households 0.65% 0.66%
Families 0.34% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton 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 # 17 84th
Population Density1 # 11 90th
Diversity Index2 # 44 55th
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 4 97th

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