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Hampden is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Hampden is 40.233N. The longitude is -76.966W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 427 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,135.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hampden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17025 ZIP code.
29% of Hampden residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hampden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hampden was $28,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Hampden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hampden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $589. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,266.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hampden political report.
The average commute time for Hampden workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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