Hampton, NH Profile: Facts & Data


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Hampton, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Hampton Census Designated Place had a population of 9,596 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampton: Winnecumet, Winnicumet.

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Hampton, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,596
Population in Households 9,486
Population in Familes 7,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density2 1,809
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $81,479
Average Household Income $111,152
Per Capita Income $49,471


Total Housing Units 4,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,920 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $370,040
Average Home Value $375,874


Total Households 4,190
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,571
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.08% 0.5%
Households 0.64% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

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, 2018 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 Density # 10 91st
Diversity Index # 41 56th
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 5 96th

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