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 2,327 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,327
Daytime Population: Workers 1,355
Daytime Population: Residents 1,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,456
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 2,303
Population in Familes 1,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 1,832
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $57,632
Average Household Income $84,052
Per Capita Income $43,973


Total Housing Units 3,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 557 (17.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 712 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,988 (61.0%)
Median Home Value $335,667
Average Home Value $369,569


Total Households 1,269
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.31% 0.4%
Households 0.47% 0.48%
Families 0.87% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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, 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 # 38 62nd
Population Density # 9 92nd
Diversity Index # 36 64th
Median Household Income # 46 54th
Per Capita Income # 8 93rd

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