Hampton, Connecticut

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Hampton, Connecticut

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High Points

Hampton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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College Educated Adults
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Top 11% Hampton College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Hampton, Connecticut

Comparing Hampton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 3


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to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 6
Average Household Size 8 6


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to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 5


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to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 5

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Hampton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
Standard Zip Codes 06247
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.783
Longitude -72.055

Hampton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
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Hampton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,758 100%
Male 879 50%
Female 879 50%
Under 18 454 25.8%
18+ 1,304 74.2%
65+ 204 11.6%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,699 96.6%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 15 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 28 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 1.8%

Estimated Hampton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,034
Growth 276
Growth % 15.7%

Hampton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 17.7%
French (except Basque) 12.1%
Irish 10.6%
French Canadian 9.7%
Italian 8%
German 7%
Polish 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 5.9%
Scottish 2.6%
Swedish 1.8%
Hungarian 1%
Norwegian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Portuguese 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
European 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Hampton Public Libraries

Fletcher Memorial Library
257 MAIN ST.
Hampton, Connecticut
(860) 455-9295

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Hampton High Schools (2004)

A Special Education School
Serves 60 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.8

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