Statistic Hampton New Hampshire National
Population 10,002 1,359,711 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,837 153 91
Median age 46.3 42.4 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.1:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 58% 58% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 41% 40% 43%
Speak English 95% 92% 79%
Speak Spanish 1% 2% 13%

Overview of Hampton Demographics

Hampton demographics provide invaluable insights into the composition, dynamics and needs of urban and rural areas, enabling them to plan, develop, and govern in ways that promote prosperity, equity and well-being for all residents. The Hampton population is 10,002 and has a population density of 1,837 people per square mile, compared to the national average of 91. The median age of all residents is 46.3, 58% of people 15 years of age or older are married and 41% have kids under the age of 18. In Hampton, 7% of households have a median income that is below $25,000 and 29% of households report a median income above $150,000.

Hampton Racial Demographics & Ethnicity

The Hampton racial demographics and ethnicity breakdown could be indispensable tools for recognizing and rectifying systemic inequities, fostering social justice and inclusion and cultivating resilient communities. In Hampton, the racial breakdown reveals 95.5% White, 0.6% Black or African American, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.4% Native Hawaiian, with 1% of the population identifying as Hispanic or Latino. Of all households, 95.3% reported speaking English only, while 1% reported speaking Spanish only. Moreover, 4.1% of residents were classified as foreign-born.

Hampton Population Density

Hampton has a population density that is well above-average, which plays a pivotal role in promoting environmental sustainability by reducing per capita energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and land use. Its compact urban development encourages energy-efficient buildings, active transportation modes like walking and cycling and the utilization of public transit, fostering sustainable lifestyles and mitigating environmental impact. Additionally, the area's dense population contributes to a vibrant social and cultural scene, featuring a diverse array of cultural events, festivals and community activities. This cultural diversity fuels creativity, innovation and cross-cultural exchange, enhancing the community's social fabric. Hampton has a population density of 1,837 people per square mile, exceeding the national average of 91 and positions itself in a good spot to reap the benefits of densely populated areas.

Why are Demographics Important?

Urban Development: Hampton demographic statistics are invaluable for urban planners in designing and developing areas that cater to residents' needs, encompassing housing, transportation, and public services, all while fostering sustainability and enhancing quality of life. Shifts in demographics can influence gentrification and neighborhood transformation, whether in urban or rural settings. As neighborhoods attract new residents with varying income levels and lifestyle preferences, property values may increase, potentially displacing long-term residents and altering the neighborhood's character. Analyzing population density, age distribution, household size, and income levels is crucial for guiding decisions regarding zoning, transportation infrastructure, housing expansion and public amenities. Utilizing Hampton demographic data in planning and executing affordable housing initiatives can serve as a preventive measure against displacement.

Healthcare Planning: An analysis of Hampton demographics can inform healthcare planning and delivery by identifying population health needs, disparities and risk factors. Understanding demographic trends allows healthcare providers and policymakers to allocate resources effectively, develop prevention and intervention programs and address health inequities within communities. Leveraging demographic data, healthcare providers, and policymakers strive to achieve equitable, accessible, and high-quality healthcare for all individuals and communities. This proactive healthcare planning approach ensures targeted interventions, efficient resource allocation and customized healthcare services to meet the diverse needs of populations.

Policy Planning: At various levels of government and within organizations and businesses, demographic data and statistics serve as essential tools for guiding policy and decision-making processes. Through the examination and interpretation of Hampton demographic stats and data, policymakers, government officials, and organizational leaders can pinpoint areas requiring attention, allocate resources judiciously and design policies and initiatives tailored to the specific needs and preferences of distinct demographic segments. The utilization of Hampton demographic data plays a pivotal role in policy formulation by informing resource allocation, facilitating evidence-based decision-making, identifying key priorities, predicting future trends, assessing policy effectiveness, and advancing principles of equity and inclusivity. Through effective utilization of this data, policymakers can craft policies that are targeted, efficient, and responsive to the diverse needs of communities.

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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Hampton is 1101% higher than New Hampshire
  • The median age in Hampton is 9% higher than New Hampshire
  • In Hampton 95.49% of the population is White
  • In Hampton 0.61% of the population is Black
  • In Hampton 1.07% of the population is Asian

Compare Hampton, NH Demographics


      Hampton racial demographics

      Race Hampton New Hampshire National
      White 95.49% 93.68% 73.35%
      Black 0.61% 1.32% 12.63%
      Asian 1.07% 2.42% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.35% 0.16% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.36% 0.02% 0.18%
      Mixed race 2.08% 1.88% 3.06%
      Other race 0.04% 0.54% 4.75%
      In Hampton, 1.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Hampton age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Hampton, NH demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).