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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Hampton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Hampton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Hampton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Hampton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $43,512.00.
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 teaching (20.91%), office and administrative support (18.20%), and sales jobs (10.00%).
The education level of Hampton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.86% of adults 25 and older in Hampton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hampton in 2010 was $15,527, 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 $62,108 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 35.94% 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, German, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Spanish.