Hampstead is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,359 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hampstead is the 111th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Hampstead are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Unlike some towns, Hampstead isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hampstead are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hampstead is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampstead who work in management occupations (12.86%), office and administrative support (12.83%), and sales jobs (11.41%).
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.
One downside of living in Hampstead, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.03 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Hampstead citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.42% of adults in Hampstead have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hampstead in 2010 was $32,779, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,116 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hampstead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.