Hampton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,588 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hampton is the 109th largest community in Tennessee.
When you are in Hampton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.54% of Hampton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Hampton is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton who work in office and administrative support (10.31%), management occupations (7.26%), and sales jobs (6.88%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.12% 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hampton is worth considering.
The rate of college-level education in Hampton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.12% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hampton in 2010 was $16,835, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,340 for a family of four.
The people who call Hampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hampton include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.