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Hampstead, MD
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Hampstead profile


Living in Hampstead



Hampstead is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,342 people and two associated neighborhoods, Hampstead is the 105th largest community in Maryland.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Hampstead, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Hampstead is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.12% of adults in Hampstead have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Hampstead in 2022 was $45,936, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,744 for a family of four. However, Hampstead contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hampstead is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hampstead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hampstead residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hampstead include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Hampstead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Slavic languages.