Kensington & South Hampton is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 2,949 people and just one neighborhood, Kensington & South Hampton is the 135th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
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, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kensington & South Hampton who work in management occupations (14.10%), sales jobs (12.90%) and office and administrative support (9.49%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.97% 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
In addition, Kensington & South Hampton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Kensington & South Hampton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Kensington & South Hampton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kensington & South Hampton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kensington & South Hampton may be for you.