Hampstead, NC has a population of 4,890 and is the 6,574th largest city in the United States. The population density is 242 per sq mi which is 33% higher than the North Carolina average and 167% higher than the national average. The median age in Hampstead is 42 which is approximately 10% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Hampstead, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 52% of Hampstead residents were born in North Carolina, 46% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.