Hampton, NH


Highest Appreciating Hampton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Hampton, NH Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Hampton Housing Market Information

With 15,281 people, 6,809 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $389,621, Hampton house prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, Hampton real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Hampton, accounting for 57.51% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hampton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.49%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.62%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 10.06%).

Dwellings in Hampton tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 49.34% of the homes in Hampton have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Hampton built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Hampton built between 1940-1969 ( 30.89%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 14.78%). There's also some housing in Hampton built between 2000 and later ( 10.91%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Hampton. Fully 29.63% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Hampton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Hampton real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Hampton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Hampton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 6.56%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Hampton house appreciation rate of 0.64%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Hampton's appreciation rate, at 4.87%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Hampton's appreciation rate has been 1.07%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.36%.

Relative to New Hampshire, our data show that Hampton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in New Hampshire.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Hampton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Hampton - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Hampton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,172,000 0.6
$880,001 - $1,172,000 1.4
$586,001 - $880,000 11.3
$469,001 - $586,000 17.2
$352,001 - $469,000 30.4
$234,001 - $352,000 27.4
$117,001 - $234,000 8.0
$59,001 - $117,000 0.8
$0 - $59,000 2.9

Very High for NH
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
9.90859017930388 6.36942675159236

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Hampton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
56.02% 2.61% 8 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,806 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.96
Renters 28.04
Vacant 29.63

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.9
1970 - 1999 43.4
1940 - 1969 30.9
1939 or Older 14.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 57.5
Townhomes 10.1
Small Apt. Buildings 10.6
Apt. Complexes 19.5
Mobile Homes 2.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.97
1 Bedroom 9.56
2 Bedrooms 35.81
3 Bedrooms 30.05
4 Bedrooms 16.72
5 or more bedrooms 3.89