Everything You Need to Know About the City of Hampton Virginia

In 2017, Hampton, VA had a population of 136k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $52,021 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hampton, VA declined from 136,789 to 136,255, a -0.39 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $49,890 dollars to $52,021 dollars, a 4.27 percent increase.

The population of Hampton, VA is 49.2 percent Black or African American Alone, 39.2 percent White Alone, and 5.42 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Hampton, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.2 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hampton, VA are Thomas Nelson Community College (1,523 degrees awarded in 2017), Hampton University (856 degrees), and Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton (85 degrees).

The median property value in Hampton, VA is $186,600 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 56.9 percent. Most people in Hampton, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Hampton, VA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Hampton

In 2017, universities in Hampton, VA awarded 2,491 degrees. The student population of Hampton, VA is skewed towards women, with 5,029 male students and 8,238 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hampton, VA are Black or African American (1,264 and 51 percent), followed by White (920 and 37.1 percent), Hispanic or Latino (112 and 4.52 percent), and Asian (80 and 3.23 percent).

The largest universities in Hampton, VA by the number of degrees awarded are Thomas Nelson Community College (1,523 and 61.1 percent), Hampton University (856 and 34.4 percent), and Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton (85 and 3.41 percent).

The most popular majors in Hampton, Virginia are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (420 and 16.9 percent), General Business Administration & Management (237 and 9.51 percent), and General Social Sciences (212 and 8.51 percent).

The median tuition costs in Hampton, VA are $15,315 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Hampton

The economy of Hampton, VA employs 62k people and Hampton has an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. Hampton has seen the job market increase by 1.3 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.0 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Hampton, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,844 people), Retail Trade (6,342 people), and Manufacturing (7,142 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,795 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,750 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,767 dollars).

Households in Hampton, VA have a median annual income of $52,021 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,890 dollars in 2016, which represents a 4.27 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Hampton

– The Sales Tax Rate for Hampton is 6.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Hampton is 5.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Hampton

– The average earnings of a Hampton resident are $25,131 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Hampton resident is $49,879 dollars a year.