Hampton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,372 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hampton is the 109th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Hampton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Hampton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Hampton, where the median household income is $43,838.00.
Hampton real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Hampton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton who work in office and administrative support (23.02%), teaching (19.03%), and sales jobs (10.69%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hampton rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.98% of adults 25 and older in Hampton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hampton in 2010 was $15,825, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,300 for a family of four. However, Hampton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Hampton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.43% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hampton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hampton include Irish, English, German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Spanish.