Hampton (CDP), New Hampshire

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Hampton, New Hampshire
Hampton is located in New Hampshire
Hampton is located in the United States
Coordinates: 42°56′15″N 70°50′20″W / 42.93750°N 70.83889°W / 42.93750; -70.83889Coordinates: 42°56′15″N 70°50′20″W / 42.93750°N 70.83889°W / 42.93750; -70.83889
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
 • Total5.4 sq mi (13.9 km2)
 • Land5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
40 ft (10 m)
 • Total9,202
 • Density1,734/sq mi (669.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
03842, 03843
Area code(s)603
FIPS code33-32980
GNIS feature ID2378068

Hampton is a census-designated place (CDP) comprising the town center and surrounding developed areas of the town of Hampton in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population of the CDP was 9,202 at the 2010 census,[1] out of 14,976 people in the entire town of Hampton.


The CDP occupies the central part of the town of Hampton, centered on the intersection of U.S. Route 1 (Lafayette Road) with New Hampshire Route 27 (Exeter Road/High Street). The CDP is bordered to the north by the town of North Hampton and to the southeast by the Hampton Beach CDP within the town of Hampton. The eastern border of the Hampton CDP follows Woodland Road and North Shore Road, then proceeds down Nilus Brook and through Meadow Pond. The southern border follows Tide Mill Creek through the Hampton Saltmarsh from Meadow Pond to New Hampshire Route 101, which forms the southwestern border of the CDP to Interstate 95, the western extent of the CDP.[2]

U.S. Route 1 leads north from Hampton 10 miles (16 km) to Portsmouth and south the same distance to Newburyport, Massachusetts. Route 27 leads east 2 miles (3 km) to the Atlantic Ocean and west 7 miles (11 km) to Exeter. Route 101 (the Exeter–Hampton Expressway) is accessible from Exit 13 (NH 27) on the west edge of the CDP and from US 1 on the southern edge. Route 101 leads southeast 2 miles (3 km) to the Atlantic Ocean in Hampton Beach and west 35 miles (56 km) to Manchester. Interstate 95 is accessible from Route 101 at the western edge of the CDP and leads north 60 miles (97 km) to Portland, Maine, and south 46 miles (74 km) to Boston, Massachusetts.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Hampton CDP has a total area of 5.4 square miles (13.9 km2), of which 5.3 square miles (13.7 km2) are land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2), or 1.42%, are water.[1]


As of the census of 2010, there were 9,202 people, 3,976 households, and 2,504 families residing in the CDP. There were 4,313 housing units, of which 337, or 7.8%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.1% white, 0.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% some other race, and 1.1% from two or more races. 1.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[3]

Of the 3,976 households in the CDP, 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were headed by married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29, and the average family size was 2.88.[3]

19.6% of residents in the CDP were under the age of 18, 8.2% were from age 18 to 24, 23.5% were from 25 to 44, 32.7% were from 45 to 64, and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.[3]

For the period 2011-15, the estimated median annual income for a household was $79,460, and the median income for a family was $102,669. Male full-time workers had a median income of $65,349 versus $52,135 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $41,837. 5.3% of the population and 4.2% of families were below the poverty line, along with 9.1% of people under the age of 18 and 4.2% of people 65 or older.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hampton CDP, New Hampshire (revision of 12-20-2011)". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "TIGERweb: Hampton CDP, New Hampshire". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Hampton CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Hampton CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 3, 2017.