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Hampton, NH
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Hampton profile

Living in Hampton

Hampton is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 16,484 people and six associated neighborhoods, Hampton is the 16th largest community in New Hampshire.

Hampton home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Hampton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Hampton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Hampton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.98% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Hampton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The citizens of Hampton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.99% of adults in Hampton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hampton in 2018 was $59,862, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,448 for a family of four.

The people who call Hampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hampton include Irish, English, Italian, French, and German.

The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.