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Hampton, IL

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Overview


Hampton is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,741 people and just one neighborhood, Hampton is the 599th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, 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 village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton who work in teaching (12.38%), business and financial occupations (12.08%), and management occupations (11.98%).

Also of interest is that Hampton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Hampton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

As is often the case in a small village, Hampton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Hampton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.40% of adults in Hampton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hampton in 2018 was $39,894, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,576 for a family of four. However, Hampton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hampton is a very ethnically-diverse village. 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. Hampton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.57% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hampton include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Belgian.

The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hampton, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

An interesting characteristic about the neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 5.7% have African ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hampton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 34.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.4%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Hampton, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (5.8%), along with some African ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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