Hampton is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,859 people and just one neighborhood, Hampton is the 160th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Hampton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hampton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hampton is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton who work in office and administrative support (11.36%), management occupations (10.64%) and teaching (10.43%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Hampton. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Setting & Lifestyle
Hampton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hampton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hampton is worth considering.
One downside of living in Hampton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.89 minutes every day commuting to work.