Hampton, NH 03842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 03842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hampton, NH 03842

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hampton Beach, NH 03842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 658
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,159
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,681
  • County: Rockingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.933, Longitude -70.824
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hampton, NH 03842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,391
Daytime Population: Workers 7,753
Daytime Population: Residents 6,888
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 15,257
Population in Familes 11,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 1,159
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $74,402
Average Household Income $101,742
Per Capita Income $47,242


Total Housing Units 10,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,728 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,386 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,087 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $353,524
Average Home Value $379,109


Total Households 7,114
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 4,172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% 0.46%
Households 0.53% 0.54%
Families 0.34% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Hampton, NH 03842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 03842 to the other 243 ZIP Codes in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 23 91st
Population Density # 14 95th
Diversity Index # 67 73rd
Median Household Income # 90 63rd
Per Capita Income # 26 90th

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