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. 37.52% 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, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampton who work in office and administrative support (9.68%), healthcare (8.35%), and sales jobs (7.71%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.50% 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hampton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hampton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Hampton, just 11.64% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hampton in 2010 was $17,469, 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 $69,876 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 English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.