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Hampton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hampton had a population of 2,824 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hampton is located at latitude 32.8676 and longitude -81.1094 in Hampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hampton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Town of Hampton (GNIS ID: 2406641) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Hampton is located within Hampton-Varnville Division of Hampton 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampton: Hampton Court House, Hoovers Crossing.

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


Total Population 2,824
Population in Households 2,806
Population in Familes 2,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 626
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,215
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 777
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 761 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 455 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $106,910
Average Home Value $122,208


Median Household Income $39,944
Average Household Income $50,179
Per Capita Income $21,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.02%
Households 0.23% 0.05%
Families 0.52% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina 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 # 145 64th
Population Density1 # 203 49th
Diversity Index2 # 133 67th
Median Household Income # 165 59th
Per Capita Income # 153 62nd

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