Hampton Falls is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 2,298 people and just one neighborhood, Hampton Falls is the 132nd largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Hampton Falls home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Hampton Falls real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hampton Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hampton Falls is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton Falls who work in sales jobs (18.20%), management occupations (14.24%) and office and administrative support (11.81%).
Also of interest is that Hampton Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.64% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Hampton Falls is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hampton Falls a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hampton Falls has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hampton Falls’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Hampton Falls is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.