Kensington - South Hampton is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 2,990 people and just one neighborhood, Kensington - South Hampton is the 133rd largest community in New Hampshire.
Kensington - South Hampton home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Kensington - South Hampton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Kensington - South Hampton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kensington - South Hampton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kensington - South Hampton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kensington - South Hampton who work in management occupations (17.83%), sales jobs (9.64%), and office and administrative support (8.42%).
Of important note, Kensington - South Hampton is also a town of artists. Kensington - South Hampton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kensington - South Hampton’s character.
Also of interest is that Kensington - South Hampton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Kensington - South Hampton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Kensington - South Hampton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kensington - South Hampton 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, Kensington - South Hampton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kensington - South Hampton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Kensington - South Hampton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Kensington - South Hampton, 48.18% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Kensington - South Hampton in 2018 was $53,750, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $215,000 for a family of four.
The people who call Kensington - South Hampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kensington - South Hampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kensington - South Hampton include Irish, English, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Kensington - South Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and French.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of New Hampshire. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 23.0% have English ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Kensington - South Hampton are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.0% of America'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, 52.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.4%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.2%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Kensington - South Hampton, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (23.0%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.