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Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Hampton, England.
The latitude of Hampton is 42.937N. The longitude is -70.839W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,937.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hampton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockingham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portsmouth-Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03874 ZIP code.
7% of Hampton residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hampton was $29,878, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Hampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $650. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,456.
Libraries in Hampton include Lane Memorial Library ... View libraries
Rockingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hampton political report.
Hampton restaurants taking online reservations include Bonta ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Hampton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hampton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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