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Hampton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Hampton had a population of 4,327 as of July 1, 2016. Hampton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hampton is located at latitude 42.742 and longitude -93.205 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hampton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The City of Hampton (GNIS ID: 467996) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hampton is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hampton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,327
Population in Households 4,171
Population in Familes 3,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 977
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,702
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,151 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 550 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $93,215
Average Home Value $119,065


Median Household Income $45,555
Average Household Income $57,811
Per Capita Income $23,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.61%
Households -0.46% -0.62%
Families -0.36% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hampton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 91 91st
Population Density1 # 317 69th
Diversity Index2 # 22 98th
Median Household Income # 763 24th
Per Capita Income # 860 15th

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