The City of Hampton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hampton (city) County at latitude 37.048 and longitude -76.2971. Hampton (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Hampton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hampton, Virginia.
The P1 Census Class Code for Hampton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of Hampton (see map below) encompass a land area of 51.44 sq. miles and a water area of 84.85 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampton: Elizabeth City, Hampton Town, Kecoughtan, Kiccowtan, Kichotan, Southampton.
|Population in Households||133,876|
|Population in Familes||104,785|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4,246|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||60,904 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||31,345 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||24,484 (40.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,075 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$184,701|
|Average Home Value||$214,186|
|Median Household Income||$48,549|
|Average Household Income||$58,663|
|Per Capita Income||$24,039|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.99%|
|Per Capita Income||2.63%|
The table below compares Hampton to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 8||99th|
|Population Density1||# 102||83rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 112||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 292||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 294||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.