North Hampton 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 4,409 people and just one neighborhood, North Hampton is the 87th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
North Hampton home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but North Hampton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, North Hampton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Hampton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Hampton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Hampton who work in sales jobs (19.44%), management occupations (13.53%) and office and administrative support (10.20%).
Also of interest is that North 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 North Hampton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.28% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
North Hampton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, North Hampton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
North Hampton 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.